This year UK Fungus Day falls on 8th October. You can find out about UK fungus day events on the website http://www.ukfungusday.co.uk/event/ Our monthly project is to see how many different fungi you can find over the coming month. Make a list noting: o Type of fungus: o Date Seen o Where seen o Photograph – […]
Some of the ferns sent in for our September project from Linda. From left to right clockwise: Maidenhair Spleenwort, Wall Rue, Black Spleenwort, Harts Tongue. All taken in Whitworth. If you would like to learn more about ferns come to our Fun with Ferns event on Sunday 8th October. Details in the calendar the left.
Our first indoor event of the year will be St Kilda by Steve Halliwell. Meet at Cutgate Baptist Church, Edenfield Road. Starts 7.30 pm. Doors open 7.00 pm Refreshments available in interval. All welcome £2 Members £3 Non members Membership is only £10 per year
It’s renewal time again so if you haven’t already done so please don’t delay – pay today. Membership is still only £10 per annum. That’s less than a pound a month and it entitles you to take part in all our activities, whlst supporting the conservation of our fabulous natural spaces. You can pay either […]
A very good day surveying Barker’s wood. Twenty one of us (15 field naturalists and 6 Friends of Barker’s Wood spent the day recording the trees, other flora, and fauna to be found in the wood. Look at our report to see what we found. Barkers-Wood-report
The results are in and we’ve compiled a short report from the recordings. Frog, Toad and Newt Report
This month we are focusing on Ferns. We’d like you to take a look at the ferns in your area and see if you can identify them. Have a go at photographing them and send to email@example.com and we’ll put some on our webpages, or add them to our Facebook page or upload them to our […]
We have now added records of Birds Recorded since 1972 – 2016 to our Birds page. Summary of Bird Records from 1972 -2016 in Borough of Rochdale
As with the Dragonfly survey we’re joining in with another organisation for our August project. Butterfly Conservation are running the The Big Butterfly count from 14th July to 6th August. Simply count butterflies for 15 minutes during bright (preferably sunny) weather on any of these dates. This time of year has been chosen because most […]
The threat of rain and an overcast sky didn’t deter us from checking out the dragonflies and damselflies at Watergrove reservoir. The Green Volunteer event, led by Jim Taylor, attracted nine people and we managed to see at least four species of damselfly and one dragonfly.