A Gallery of Late Summer Landscapes
It’s June and we are nearly half way through 2020. Here is the round dozen of species that have been identified in the park for the first time this year.Continue reading “Half time score”
Our brilliant resident photographer is back. Here is a gallery of pictures he took this week down among the park’s lush greenery.
Header picture: Buttercups in the Race and Sheep Field, by DKG.
The park’s red campion grows up through tall vegetation at the edges of the fields and beneath the hedges. If you find it, take photographs and send them to us, please.
Mail and dramatic photographs from Chris Seymour, another park user lucky enough to live within walking distance of the park.Continue reading
I thought I’d send in some pictures of early spring in the Country Park for those who can no longer go there.
A beautiful photograph taken yesterday morning by Chris Jordan Seymour.
If you have pictures of the park, particularly quarantine pictures, send them in and we will post them in a gallery.
Battered by the storms and drenched in rain, the one thousand native daffodils we planted around Village Green in 2017 are flying the flag.Click here for a gallery of pictures
Diane Wheeler has sent us beautiful pictures of the park in yesterday’s early morning frost.
Thank you, Diane.
“It is that range of biodiversity that we must care for – the whole thing – rather than just one or two stars.” David Attenborough
Our park doesn’t have snow leopards or white rhinos. Our rarities are small and fragile: water voles, pondweeds, dragonflies zipping past so suddenly they make you jump, a visiting marsh tit, a linnet singing in the trees, little bottom-feeding fish. Then there are the hundreds of flowering plants, thousands of invertebrates and probably tens of thousands of species of fungi hidden away where we can’t see them.Continue reading “The whole thing”