Bev’s talk inspired everyone who came to hear her last week. We heard about the long hours on call and the time commitment it takes to raise a rescued young hog. And Bev brought along a real live hog that she had rescued and was now ready for release. We watched Sebastian the hog grow […]
Jack will be talking at the next meeting of Leicester and Leicestershire Photographic Society on Friday 15th November at 7.30 Jack’s passion is natural history and he has a degree BA (Hons) in Marine & Natural History Photography. He is also passionate about teaching others-photography, wild life and conservation. He has worked on various BBC […]
A hardy band of volunteers met on Saturday November 9th to install the notice board we had purchased recently. Two deep holes for the posts, two bags of postcrete, a quick check with the spirit level and there it was ready to provide news and information for the community. Lots of passers by said how pleased […]
Knighton Wild’s work in St Mary’s Churchyard and on Knighton Green is entered in the It’s Your Neighbourhood scheme run by the RHS. Each year an assessor visits us to review progress and make an assessment based around community participation, environmental responsibility and gardening achievement. This is the third year we have been part of […]
The meadow we sowed in early Spring on Knighton Green is coming into bloom. We have had a lot of positive feedback on the show of flowers. Have you seen it yet? What do you think? We are planning to sow a permanent meadow in the autumn – do you think the border should be […]
22nd to 30th June is swift awareness week and we are planning to repeat our cycle round the area looking for low flying or nesting swifts. We want to know where swifts (and house martins) are active in the area so please look out for them whenever you are out and about in Knighton and […]
Here’s a link to our latest newsletter with details of the AGM, a request for people to join the committee and a petition on rewilding.
Knighton Wild has been around for over three years now. In that time we have done a lot of things and achieved more than we could have hoped for. Knighton Ward has more wildlife records on NatureSpot than any other ward in the city. We have organised a series of events and talks including a […]
Here’s a link to our latest newsletter for April-May 2019. Read about the talk at our AGM in May and City Nature Challenge at the end of April.
Here’s a link to our latest newsletter. Read about our busy schedule of practical activities in April: sowing a wildflower meadow at Knighton Green, walking in Knighton Park, and recording wildlfie in Knighton Green and Knighton Park for the City Nature Challenge.