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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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  • Signs of Spring - woodland flowers

    Tuesday 31st March, 2015

    Wood anemone - credit Alice Hunter photography

    Winter is behind us and we can start to enjoy the spring. The lengthening days have already encouraged snowdrops and winter aconites into bloom and an even greater blossom spectacle is just around the corner.

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  • Panshanger Park a year on

    Friday 27th March, 2015

    People enjoying Panshanger Park

    It’s been a year since the eastern end of Panshanger Park opened up as a country park and nature reserve. People and Wildlife Officer Jennifer Gilbert shares her highlights

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  • Help for otters from Affinity Water

    Thursday 12th March, 2015

    Water pipes are great for building otter holts

    We were delighted to get support for local otters from Affinity Water recently.

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