Tag Archive for invertebrates

Meadows and invertebrates

Join us for our final evening meadow walk of the season where we focus on all the little bugs and beasties that live and thrive in the species rich grassland of the Mowley Valley courtesy of the Bulmer family and the Mowley Valley project coordinator, Catherine Janson.  Bookings initially open for members only – please see link in newsletter.  Read more →

National Meadows Day walk at Urishay Court Farm

For National Meadows Day this year we will be visiting some fabulous grasslands at Urishay Court Farm courtesy of Tom and Catherine Oliver. A chance to see a range of meadows and pastures where the main restoration interventions have been ongoing since 2018 through changes in grassland management rather than the introduction of wildflower seed. Tom’s restoration strategy has an… Read more →

Catch up: What’s the buzz about – are all pollinator habitats equal?

On 8th June, Dr Paul Cross, senior lecturer at the School of Natural Sciences, Bangor University, gave a fascinating talk on some of the key challenges facing pollinators. Drawing upon data from several large collaborative research projects, Dr Cross presented the unequivocal evidence that pollinator numbers have fallen sharply in the past 50 years. Dr Cross then went on to… Read more →