Category Archive: Nature

Radley Lakes masterplan launched

The Neighbourhood Plan committed Radley Parish Council to ‘facilitate the preparation of a masterplan for the management of the Radley Lakes area as one of nature conservation and quiet recreation’. This has now been competed and you can find the full plan, together with a summary press notice, at  http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/radley-lakes Radley Lakes is the …

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Radley Walks Photo Festival – Update

** UPDATE ** The closing date for entries for the Radley walks competition is this Wednesday, 20th May – only two days left to submit your photos of Radley walks for a place on the front cover of the next Radley News Special. The Radley News Special team invite you to submit one or two photos …

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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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