Category Archive: Nature

Very Rare Giant Sawfly found in Radley

The Radley Lakes, that well known local wildlife biodiversity hotspot, was the location of a recent find of an extremely rare giant sawfly.   Local resident and naturalist Jo Cartmell found the recently-deceased insect on the ground near Bullfield Lake on 19th August. At first she thought she had found a dead hornet, a species …

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The Great Nut Hunt

This October, the People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES), supported by Natural England, is asking members of the public to help save the rare hazel dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) by taking part in a nationwide survey of woodlands around the country. The Great Nut Hunt is asking for the help of the public to ferret out …

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