Grass snake

The Great British Snake Off

Snakes are often thought of as exotic creatures to be admired (or avoided) on holidays in hotter countries, but did you know that Britain is home to three native snake species?

Grebe House Wildlife Garden

Towards a Wilder St Albans

If you'd like to see St Albans a little bit wilder, good news! In April 2021, Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust, in partnership with St Albans District Council will be launching a pioneering…

Dormouse hibernating

The Big Sleep

​​​​​​​When the nights are long and temperatures low, we sometimes wish we could just snuggle up under the blankets and sleep through winter until the spring sun wakes us up again. For some…

Old Park Wood Nature Reserve

Wanted: dead and alive

Join us this Halloween and venture into the woods in search of the dead…this journey sounds scarier than it is, as we are on the lookout for deadwood.