Ponds in the parish
Ponds in Cheshire
Its important to look after our birds so now is a good time to clean all your bird feeders and move them to a new site as the ground bellow them can also become contaminated use this link for further information BTO
Winter is on its way. To feed them leave out foods like minced meat, tinned dog or cat food (not fish-based), crushed cat biscuits, or chopped boiled eggs, (milk makes them ill).
Don’t forget to leave a nice quiet den (pile of leaves and branches) or even make a hedgehog home for them. (see internet for hints)
They say – ‘This work clearly demonstrated ways in which small-scale, local projects such as this could generate impressive results for flood defence, biodiversity and water quality improvement’.
That a thumbs up!
Earlier this summer the site was visited by the Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, Sir James Bevan, who was touring flood defence projects throughout England and Wales.
Sir James commented that this ‘small-scale, value for money, community led project, was exemplary practice‘. Link
Lady's Smock also known as Cuckooflower because it flowers at the same time Cuckoo's arrive! We have it in great abundance as witnessed on a stroll around the Jubilee wood this spring.
Spar Store Manager 'Lloyd' presented our local wildlife group with their first cheque for £731.72 Get the full story here.
Several Trustees from the Cheshire Wildlife Trust visited Tattenhall last Thursday to view the conservation work undertaken by Tattenhall Wildlife Group. Follow link here.
Chester Chronicle publish story about TWiGs Link here
Thanks for all that attended the Otter talk. Follow this link to get information on our Otters.
It was a matter of time. First otter photographed in the heart of Tattenhall village. Click here
Neil Friswell, TWiG member and our regular bird expert, kindly jotted down his observations from his last walk around the Nature Reserve. Click here for more
If you are quick, there is a good crop of sloes to be harvested from Jubilee Wood.
Sloe Gin recipe HERE
See whats happening at this time of year follow this link
We always knew that we had badgers, but now due to the magic of technology we have pictures. Click here for more.
A finch had obviously seen its own reflection in my new shed window, despite trying to cover the window it continued to see itself as number 1 enemy and did this all day. It was gone the next day!