Diary of a Warden – Part 4: Golden treasure

Warden Trudi is on the trail of treasure for Heath Week! But with the heaths in the grip of the heatwave, she also reflects on how nature is coping.

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Parent appeal!

Project Manager Ann appeals to parents to make sure children heading into the countryside know the dangers of lighting fires! As the school holidays begin, please be aware of the current fire risk and help us spread the word.

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Butterfly bonanza

Ranging from the stunning Silver-studded Blue to the discrete and cryptic Grayling, this is the best time of year to get out and spot them! And with Heath Week fast approaching, why not join one of our guided walks to get a closer look.

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An explosion of colour

Warden Conor celebrates the flowering of the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area.

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A nature-spotter’s dream

Read more about the familiar little bird the stonechat! Did you know, for example, that pairs stay together on their territory throughout the winter months?

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