Category Archives: Woodland

Snowday

Today is the second snowday or day off school due to the weather, which gave me chance to catch up with December’s – If you go down to the woods today……. I write around 50 words each month for my … Continue reading

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Snowy local patch

Since I’ve been blogging about my local patch, I can’t remember a day when it has snowed so much. Everything looks so different with a covering of white, familiar paths disappear, the trees hang to the ground with the weight … Continue reading

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Badger trails

The crops have been harvested and the wild flower meadow cut leaving telltale signs of the badgers foraging paths from over the summer. Badgers will use the same paths for generations. It is not just badgers that weave their way … Continue reading

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Folklore and fungi

While walking through the wood yesterday I came across a Fairy ring. The ring of fungi is caused by the mycelium which moves outwards from the centre. After using up the nutrients, the centre dies and a ring of mushrooms … Continue reading

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Butterfly walk

Sunday morning we walked around the wood and the fields on the edge of the wood looking for butterflies. It wasn’t a great morning for looking, at 10am the weather was cloudy, only about 16 degrees C with a slight … Continue reading

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Day 16 – Early evening walk and badgers

It’s Friday, the last day of Springwatch Unsprung and a must because the brilliant Dara, fellow blogger and wildlife enthusiast is on. Make sure you check out his blog here¬†https://youngfermanaghnaturalist.com/ By 7.30pm the air was slightly cooler and with no … Continue reading

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Forest school, Day 13 of 30 Days Wild

For Day 13 of 30 Days Wild I went back to my Primary school to talk about 30 Days Wild. It was really nice to be invited back and to see some of my ex-teachers especially the one who encouraged … Continue reading

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