Working with the Allotment Society, we have organised a mini-Bioblitz at the Queen’s Road Allotments on Sunday 27th May. The aims will be to identify and record as many species as we can during the day and to help allotment owners understand the wildlife on the site and how to encourage it. We will put […]
Here’s the latest newsletter with details of our mini-Bioblitz in May, part of our series of events around the theme of wildlife gardening.
One of our members has drawn our attention to the Leicester Friends of the Earth petition on Action Network to get Leicester City Council to sign and commit to the Woodland Trust’s Tree Charter. She says, “This petition is really worth signing if you care about those woody things – locally lots of trees are […]
Here’s the latest newsletter with details of activities in May, June and July, including our AGM and events around the theme of wildlife gardening.
Local Leicester artists, Peter Clayton, Michelle Holmes and Sara Kirby, have an exhibition of paintings, prints and fabric art inspired by woodland at the Ferrers Centre at Staunton Harold from 2nd to 17th June 2018. A proportion of the profits are going to Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust. Details in the poster ….
This visit has been cancelled, as not enough people signed up for it. Hicks Lodge is in the Heart of the National Forest. Ben Devine talked about it when he spoke at our meeting in October 2017. This is an opportunty to visit the Heart of the Forest with Ben and to see the changes […]
On 16th May Sally Cunningham will be talking about Ecological Gardening at Knighton Wild’s meeting, which starts at 7.30 pm in the Lounge at Knighton Parish Centre, Church Lane, Knighton. Sally is the author of ‘Ecological Gardening‘, published by Timber Press. Ecological gardening is about how to grow not only for a healthy garden but […]
Here’s the latest newsletter with details of activities in March and April, including sessions on bird identification and making bug hotels.
Knighton Wild has a number of activities planned for the first half of 2018, starting with sessions to make and install habitats for insects in St Mary’s Churchyard on 17th March and 7th April. On 21st March, we will have a talk on bird identification, followed by a session on Saturday 24th in the morning […]
Knighton Wild’s next practical activity for St Mary Magdalen Churchyard will be building and installing various habitats for bees and other insects. This is likely to include logs with holes drilled in them, bamboo canes, nesting boxes and a hibernaculum for a range of different types of insect. The provisional dates are 17th March to […]