Tawny Owl Box Problems.

We have recently undertaken the winter maintenance on all tawny owl boxes erected by our group in woodlands across the local countryside. The majority were installed in 2007 and were initially very successful. Many tawny owls were found roosting in the boxes and benefitting from the shelter provided. Sometimes they were found consuming frogs and other […]

Winter Bat Box Activity

During our very successful inspection of bat roosting and hibernation boxes in the late summer of 2017 we found one hibernation box which was obviously occupied by hornets. The presence of the large insects kept the inspection team a respectful distance away. The presence was noted and plans made to revisit the box in the winter when […]

Current 2017/2018 Winter Activities

The 2017 summer proved very busy with weekly volunteer activity days. This caused a delay in meeting all seasonal activities and as a result the work normally undertaken at Sayers Common Pond was displaced in our schedule. We attempted to catch up at the end of 2017 and worked into December to achieve it. Due to the […]

Fund Raising Appeal

 To: The Woodland, Flora & Fauna Group Supporters and other interested parties. We are a voluntary organisation that charges no fee for membership as we feel countryside issues should include every interested person regardless of income. We obtain income to support our nature conservation work from grants and supporters voluntary contributions. This means we seek as many funding […]

Current Volunteer Large Project Activities (Summer).

Volunteer work parties are engaged in weekly project days at a woodland pond in Reeds Lane, Sayers Common until the autumn. The work consists of:- clearance of fallen and overhanging trees and brush, clearing the pond of unwanted vegetation, removing the leaf silt that has accumulated over many decades, planting indigenous pond plant species and, […]