Tag Archives: Oxfordshire

Day 17 – The Great Get Together

For Day 17 of 30 days Wild I attended my local ‘Great Get Together’. The Great Get Together was set up in memory of Jo Cox, the MP who was murdered one year ago. In Jo Cox’s first speech to … Continue reading

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Scarlet Tiger moths – Day 15

Day 15 of 30 Days Wild Around 8pm last night straight opposite my house around 70 Scarlet Tiger moths appeared. Some flew high around the trees, other fluttered around on the ground, while a few paired up on leaves and … Continue reading

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Walk in the woods – Day 12

The woods are now every shade of green imaginable. On a slow walk through the woods I noticed the bluebells from last month have been replaced by uncurling bracken. The trees now heavy with leaves of many shapes and sizes. … Continue reading

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Day 10 of 30 Days Wild – Grass verges and Orchids

Grass verges are a very important source of food and shelter for many species of wildlife, including butterflies and bees. It is great to see around my local patch that only the verges on a junction or corner have been … Continue reading

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30 Days Wild – Day 3 – Wild Fair

Oxford Festival of Nature For Day 3 of 30 Days Wild I spent some time at the Oxford Festival of Nature Wild Fair, both visiting and working on the Oxfordshire Badger group stall. There was so much to do from identifying caterpillars … Continue reading

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Fox cubs

Barely taller than the Bluebells themselves, three fox cubs play while their mother watches over them. I slowly creep closer until I’m hiding behind a tree trunk that conveniently splits into two giving me an ideal viewing point.     … Continue reading

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State of Nature in Oxfordshire 2017

A couple of months ago I was lucky enough to be asked to do a presentation at the Launch Event of The State of Nature in Oxfordshire 2017. We decided that rather than doing a presentation on the day that … Continue reading

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