Monthly Archives: June 2018

Managing Meadows for Butterflies

Herefordshire Meadows Group had the opportunity to be guided round Ewyas Harold Butterfly Conservation Reserve by Lucy Morton, Reserve Officer on a sunny day this week .  The diversity and abundance of different plants on the reserve was a sight to behold. We were rewarded with insects on the wing including marbled white, common blue, meadow brown and ringlet plus… Read more →

Rapid method of assessing grassland quality learned in an afternoon at Clifford

20 people spent a glorious afternoon at Will and Jenny Bulloughs meadow in Clifford brushing up plant ID skills and learning a simple way of assessing grassland quality in 10 easy steps.  Stuart Hedley led the Group in a training session in the field and a discussion about meadow assessment and enhancement methods over tea afterwards. There is a monitoring… Read more →