American mink

Alien Invaders

Every year, non-native invasive species are estimated to cost the UK economy £1.7bn. They can pose a risk to our native wildlife and are a good example to demonstrate how delicate our ecosystem is…

A bird at dawn

Catch the early bird

Now is the time to set the alarm for early morning (really early morning!) and enjoy the beautiful sounds of the dawn chorus.

Coot in the rain

Let it rain!

Despite the wet weather recently, the water levels are lower than they should be in this time of year. We can't control the weather, but we can influence our water usage to save wildlife!

Grebe House wildlife garden

Go wild in your garden!

Spring is around the corner so it’s a perfect time to be getting on gloves and wellies and heading out into the garden! This year, why don't you turn your garden into a wildlife haven?


Fun with fungi

Hertfordshire and Middlesex are full of fungi if you know where to look, and now is the best time to get out and investigate. Find out where to find them in our reserves.

Hedgehog (c) Amy Lewis

Help Herts’ Hogs!

When have you last seen a hedgehog? Chances are, not so recently. Find out how you can help your local hogs.