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Small heath butterfly

Summer Butterflies

June is a wonderful month for butterflies. As the summer days warm up, butterflies are emerging and taking to the wing. From dappled wooded dells, flowering back gardens and sun-drenched dry…


Underdog mythbusters

Some wildlife is more popular than others, which is often based on alleged characteristics or 'urban legends'. This is why we're busting the myths to defend our wildlife underdogs…

Nature books

Discover Our Favourite Nature Books

Reading is a great way to switch off and let your mind wander. This is why we asked the team at Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust for their favourite nature books and put together a selection of…

Barn owl

Silent Hunters

As darkness descends on the landscape, deadly hunters are taking to the skies, slipping from their roosts and wheeling silently above hedgerows and through woodland – the owls are on the wing.

Boxing hares

Mad as a March hare?

Have you ever heard the saying ‘Mad as a March hare’? People have been saying it for hundreds of years. It’s all because of the odd behaviour that hares show in the spring, especially in March. So…