Category Archives: Woodland

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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Follow a trail – Day 11

  For day 11 of 30 Days Wild we followed the trail of a fox. We crawled on our hands and knees through bracken and nettles, under brambles and over fallen logs. We found discarded meat and an old rabbit … Continue reading

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Look under a stone or log – Day 7

For Day 7 of 30 Days Wild I turned over a few stones and logs to see what I could find.   Under one log I came across this yellow slug, I hoped it might be a Lemon Slug but … Continue reading

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Badger watching at Wytham Woods.

Oxfordshire Mammal Group runs various educational events throughout the year. Yesterday was an afternoon of looking and learning about signs of Badgers, followed by an evening of Badger watching in Wytham Woods. Wytham Woods is located just outside Oxford and owned … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods today

This will be the third month I have been writing a short paragraph for my local Parish council website promoting our village woodland. The wood is owned by the Council but managed by the local community. The woodland covers 24 … Continue reading

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