Members of Knighton Wild will be laying the hedge along the north side of St Mary’s churchyard in Knighton on Saturday 25th November 2017 from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. Please come along and lend a hand. No experience is necessary. There will be a range of different kinds of jobs to do – […]
Alan Cann – member of Knighton Wild and local photographer talking about wildlife photography 7.30 pm, Knighton Parish Centre, Church Lane, Knighton, LE2 3WG Alan says, “Like many photographers I started off with a compact camera I could put in my pocket. Like a phone camera, this is good for general use but not so […]
Knighton Wild is a voluntary organisation in Knighton, Leicester, set up to encourage local people to do more for wildlife. We organise a range of activities including: – talks about topics relevant to wildlife in Knighton (and Leicester), – practical activities to improve the area for wildlife, – visits to local wildlife sites, – survey […]
Read our latest newsletter and find out about our next meeting on Plant Galls, a practical session of hedge laying in St Mary’s Churchyard, and our December meeting on Wildlife Photography.
Urban Buzz is the Buglife project to establish sites that support pollinators in eight cities across the UK. It was launched in leicester last month. We are proposing some sites in Knighton as possible places where Urban Buzz could carry out projects. These are the Attenborough Arboretum (if Leicester University is interested), Knighton Park, Kenwood […]
Saturday 25th November 2017, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm St Mary’s Churchyard, Knighton, LE2 3WG Thank you to the volunteers who turned out to help rake the grass cuttings in the churchyard last month. Here are some photos of the event turned into a short video. Join Knighton Wild for a practical day, with a […]
Leicester City Council has launched a new initiative for funding community projects. They have linked with SpaceHive, a crowdfunding platform (a website that provides a means for people to pledge money to projects), to create CrowdFund Leicester. They have also created a budget of £100,000 for community engagement, which will be allocated to some projects […]
Put away your 500mm lens! Friday 3rd November with Jack Perks a local wildlife film maker and photographer. Jack will talk about how to photograph using normal camera with average lenses. He will also be showing his images of wildlife taken locally as well as further afield. He is always interested in meeting other wildlife […]
The Urban Buzz project has been put forward for funding under the Aviva Community Programme. To get the funds, it needs 10,000 votes. Any individual can have 10 votes. Go to the web page for the project to register and vote. Urban Buzz is the Buglife project to set up 100 sites for pollinators in […]
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