Monthly Archives: June 2014

Picture of a bumblebee

Bees, common and rare

About twenty people turned up in the glorious sunshine today to attend a fantastic talk at Tablehurst Farm by Nikki Gammans on bumblebees. Nikki is a biologist who is the project leader of the short-haired bumblebee reintroduction project, and is passionate and eloquent about her specialism. There are about 250 species of bees in Britain, […]

Weirwood reservoir from Springhill

Springhill and Goat

Our third walk (1 June 2014) took us to Springhill and into the woods at the bottom end of Goat in some glorious sunshine. It was a nice big group and we saw a good range of species. The sandstone outcrop at Springhill was home to lots of sheep’s sorrel, as well as the moss […]