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  • Otters filmed in Stort Valley

    Monday 29th June, 2015

    Otter in Stort Valley

    In May and June our trail cam captured otter activity in the Stort Valley. You can watch the footage below.

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  • Water voles reintroduced at Thorley Wash

    Thursday 11th June, 2015

    Water Vole - Paul Thrush

    Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust’s nature reserve at Thorley Wash is now home to over 160 endangered water voles as part of an ambitious project to reintroduce water voles into the river Stort.

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  • Chalk Grassland Butterflies

    Wednesday 10th June, 2015

    Marbled White - Alice Hunter photography

    Among the 59 species of butterfly recognised as native to Britain, a number are particularly specialised to the habitat in which they live.

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  • Stevenage plays host to a wonderful Wild Woods Day!

    Monday 18th May, 2015

    Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust’s annual Wild Woods Day came to Monks Wood and Whomerley Wood, right in the heart of Stevenage, last Saturday.

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  • Orchids and Meadows This May

    Monday 11th May, 2015

    As spring warms into summer and more insects emerge, our hedgerows, verges and meadows burst with blossom taking advantage of the sunshine and pollinators. A whole host of different flowers emerge from Cowslips and Lady’s Smock to Pink Campion, Meadow Sweet and Orchids.

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  • Feel better outdoors

    Friday 1st May, 2015

    New self guided walks at Hertfordshire nature reserves

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  • Otter filmed in East Herts!

    Friday 17th April, 2015

    Otter in Lea Valley

    Otter activity has been caught on film by Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust in the Lea Valley

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  • Unusual ‘blue bird’ spotted at Amwell

    Friday 17th April, 2015

    White-spotted bluethroat at Amwell Nature Reserve. Credit: Paul Thrush

    White-spotted bluethroat stops off at Amwell on its migration

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  • The Easter Flower

    Thursday 16th April, 2015

    Pasqueflower - Alice Hunter Photography

    On Good Friday, according to folk-lore, the pasqueflowers should be blooming. This isn’t always true of course, as an early Easter or cold spring can delay the plant’s development, but it is one of several local tales surrounding this beautiful flower.

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  • Easter at Panshanger Park attracts big crowd

    Monday 13th April, 2015

    Easter event at Panshanger Park

    Nearly 250 people discovered the signs of spring at a packed event last week

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