The Age Of Stupid and The End of the Line are two new environmental films being shown at the RYE COMMUNITY CENTRE in the next few weeks. Entry will be free, but donations to costs welcomed. For more detail… Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for October 21st, 2009
I recently noticed a mound of dirty stones on the shingle, about 50 metres from the shoreline. All 200 or so pebbles had apparently come from a small hole in the shingle under a Bittersweet plant. I have assumed such holes to be made by a Field Mouse, but find it hard to imagine a little mouse carrying each of these from underground and then up to 50 cm. away from the hole. Anyway it may make an ideal Bumblebee nest one day…
The Woodland Trust has this autumn undertaken an ambitious programme of habitat creation, aimed at opening up areas for the development of nationally-rare lowland heath. This has been achieved by the clearance of secondary woodland, felling post-war conifer plantations and removing birch scrub both situated on land which had been agricultural until the construction of Powdermill Reservoir in 1930.
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