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Bird Pox January 2018
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
Hedgehogs need your help
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)
October 2017 Environment Agency visit the Flacca Wetlands
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!
Chief Executive of the Environment Agency visit
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
April 27 2017
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.
TWiG get Bag money from Spar Sep 2016
Spar Store Manager 'Lloyd' presented our local wildlife group with their first cheque for £731.72 Get the full story here.
Cheshire Wildlife Visit TWiG Sept 2016
Several Trustees from the Cheshire Wildlife Trust visited Tattenhall last Thursday to view the conservation work undertaken by Tattenhall Wildlife Group. Follow link here.
TWiG Makes news 30 August 2016
Chester Chronicle publish story about TWiGs Link here
July 25 2016
June 23 2016
10 June Water Vole at the Marina
11 May Hare seen on the new Wetlands
18 Aprill 2016 beautiful eggs
Litter Pick March 2016
Otters in Tattenhall March 2016
Thanks for all that attended the Otter talk. Follow this link to get information on our Otters.
February 2016 Common Gull
Pink footed Geese 2016
It was a matter of time. First otter photographed in the heart of Tattenhall village. Click here
November Walk 2015
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
Jubilee Wood – Fruit for Free
If you are quick, there is a good crop of sloes to be harvested from Jubilee Wood.
Sloe Gin recipe HERE
What’s on at this time of year
See whats happening at this time of year follow this link
Badgers in the wood
We always knew that we had badgers, but now due to the magic of technology we have pictures. Click here for more.
May 2015 Mad Finch
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!
A blaze of colour in the garden
Take a Circular Walk
Sightings January 2015
New interpretation boards
April 14 pond dippingAndrew resurrected the net and with his first dip found 4 smooth newts in our biggest pond, near the entrance. The biodiversity was described as excellent with good quantities of daphnia (water fleas) water beetles, through to dragonfly lava. We even saw snail eggs!
A great day for snipe
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April 7Tadpoles were seen in one of our new ponds on the reserve - success!
Spring has sprung 10 March 2014Spotted by Niel Friswell: Brimstone plus one small tortoiseshell in the churchyard and then had Comma, Peacock and small tort in the garden. Spring sunshine obviously brought them out of hibernation! Also Buff-tailed Bumblebees have been around for the last two weeks.
Living Walks in Cheshire
Subscriptions are due!!£25.00, concessions £12.50 (over 60s, 16 - 18s, students)
Seeding the Reserve
Results of the seeding
Parish Tree WardenTattenhall Wildlife Group would like to appoint a Parish Tree Warden. Are you interested and want to find out more ? Contact a member of the Committee.
The Railway Line