Dredging in the River Lambourn

It’s a well-known fact (or it ought to be) that the River Lambourn is an SSSI (Site of Special Scientific ...

Lamplight from the Oak’s Cavern

It was the glow emanating from within the Horse Field Oak that made me stop and reappraise it. A lamplight glow that ...

Rescue of Brown Trout from the River Lambourn

The upper reaches of the River Lambourn is a winterbourne which means that it doesn’t usually flow year round. ...

Beekeeping in July: Water Foragers

This year really has been extraordinary for beekeeping.  After what seemed like the longest, coldest and wettest ...

Looking After The River Lambourn

Most of the world’s chalk streams are found in England and our own beautiful River Lambourn is one of the most ...

Beekeeping in June

Beekeeping in June June used to be notorious amongst beekeepers when “the June gap” was a real and present ...

The Hornet – gentle giant or evil monster?

A lot of people are reporting big hornets in their garden this year. The one above was found dead in greenhouse in ...

Trustees and Volunteers wanted to conserve our local landscape

Would you like to help conserve and enhance the natural beauty of the North Wessex Downs – the protected Area of ...

Beekeeping in May

Thank goodness the beekeeping season is finally under way.  After what was a long, cold and wet winter, followed by ...

Rabbit and Guinea Pig Rescue

With Easter coming up lots of unfortunate rabbits will be bought as “Easter Bunnies”, only to be abandoned ...