Beekeeping in May

Beekeeping in May By mid-May the fields of yellow oil seed rape have just about finished flowering.  This means it ...

Beekeeping in April

Beekeeping in April By the time April arrives beekeepers can carry out their first hive inspections of the year, ...

Local Bluebell Woods

The highlight of English spring – bluebells! We are lucky to have several local woods that boast carpets of ...

Bird Feeding Tips for Cat Owners

Cat lovers – are you worried about feeding birds? Being hunters, it is only natural that cats will catch and ...

Pipeline to protect River Kennet due to open 31 March

A new pipeline to supply water to south Swindon from Farmoor Reservoir will open at the end of this month.  Thames ...

Mink Trapping Progress 2017

We are currently in the midst of the first peak of mink activity of the year as males move around looking for females ...

Wildlife Tips for Dog Walkers

We are lucky to have rare wildlife species in our area and we need to help protect them. Ground nesting birds are ...

ARK Volunteer Programme for March

Action for the River Kennet (ARK) run weekly volunteer tasks throughout the year, in the river and on land. We work ...

Action for the River Kennet (ARK) will be running their popular moth nights again this year at Stonebridge Wild River ...

Volunteering days in the River Dun, Hungerford

Action for the River Kennet (ARK) are leading a river restoration project at Bearwater, Hungerford in April with lots ...