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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Join us for a practical work session in St Mary’s Churchyard on Saturday 16th September 2017 from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon. Leicester City Council will be cutting the grass in the wildflower areas this week, and we will go in on Saturday to rake away the cuttings so that they don’t form a thatch […]
You can view our August 2017 newsletter here, with information about the Uban Buzz Leicester and practical events at the Wash Brook reserve and Wash Brook allotments. Please note the change of date for the Plant Galls Talk in November (from 15th to 8th) since the Newsletter was sent out.
8th November 2017 at 7.30 pm in the Lounge at Knighton Parish Centre, Church Lane, Knighton LE2 3WG Join Chris Leach for a 50-year long gall ramble through Knighton Park, The Washbrook Reserve, Brocks Hill Country Park and the hedgerows and woods of Leicestershire, revealing dramatic changes in species profiles, co-existence of variants, false assumptions, […]
The British Plant Gall Society has organised two walks in Brocks Hill Country Park on Sunday 3rd September to look for galls jointly with the Leicester Lit and Phil Natural History Section. The walks will be led by Chris Leach, who is talking to Knighton Wild on the subject of Plant Galls on 15th November. […]
Join us to hear Ben Devine, LRWT Comunity Engagement Officer, talking about the project at 7.30 pm on Wednesday 11th October, The Lounge, Knighton Parish Centre, Church Lane, Knighton LE2 3WG. The Black to Green Project aims to connect people with the rapid landscape change that has taken place in the Heart of the National […]
Come and find out about the Urban Buzz Leicester project from Nick Packham of Buglife. 7.30 pm, Wednesday 13th September 2017, The Lounge, Knighton Parish Centre, Church Lane, Knighton LE2 3WG. £1 Knighton Wild members, £3 non-members. Join us to hear Nick Packham of Bug Life and the Urban Buzz Project talk about the work […]
Members of the Tree Survey Group are carrying out a online survey of the tree cover in Knighton using software called i-Tree Canopy. To use the software, you create geographical areas and upload them into the package. It then generates random points in the area, and the user has to categorise the ground cover at […]