Tag Archives: woodlands

Badger identification

I often get asked how I know which badger is which on my local patch. I don’t often feed the local badgers, but every six months or so I try to do a head count. This involves putting down some … Continue reading

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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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Day 24 – A different perspective

As humans we nearly always look at things from 5 to 6 feet tall, for Day 24 of 30 Days Wild I walked around the woods taking photos from different angles. Looking through the grass at a badgers eye view, … 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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Looking for fungi

Autumn is now upon us. The leaves are turning colour and falling, the geese are collecting in the nearby field each evening and one by one the bees, wasps and butterflies are disappearing. Autumn is the best time to go … Continue reading

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