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Wildlife Explorers update...
Posted on behalf of Amanda Martin, our Community Outreach Officer : On Sunday 3 rd February the Saltholme Wildlife Explorers began a session to learn about the five species of owl we have in the UK and ended up making an important discovery about small mammals in and around Saltholme nature reserve...
7 Feb 2013
Weekend recap - hogitats and more!
Ok, I’ll hold my hands up, our simple hogitats weren’t nearly as aesthetically pleasing as the ones available in our shop (above), but they are effective :-) We enjoyed a fantastic weekend making hedgehog habitats; plenty of families turned up to take advantage of our Time For Bed family...
15 Oct 2012
Hibernation & hedgehogs
Yes that's a frog not a hedgehog, but our hibernation trail doesn't discriminate! We have information and picture cut-outs dotted around the discovery zone - did you know that pond skaters hibernate? This weekend we continue our 'Time for Bed' theme, and in addition to our hibernation...
12 Oct 2012
Whisky and wildlife
Hi, My own garden pond once held whisky, but now only water - and wildlife. It is only a small barrel so I was surprised this morning to find that it had frogspawn. The frogs must use the pots that are next to the barrel as a way to get in, and they can use the plants to climb on to get out...
12 Mar 2012
Trees bare all
Things can look pretty bare at this time of year, but it gives us the chance to see some of the secretive goings on of our wildlife. As mentioned in my blog, nature detectives , wildlife spotting isn't just about spotting wildlife, but also the clues they leave behind. With no leaves on the trees...
12 Jan 2012
Time for a puddle
Hi everyone, We need your help. Forget the kids, it's time for grown-ups to act like big kids for the day down at Saltholme. If you remember the sheer joy of splodging around in mud when you were a youngster, then you've got an invitation to step back to your childhood – and help...
20 Oct 2011
Who's in your box?
Hi everyone, Remember when we made nestboxes at the end of February? One of the boxes in one family's garden already has new owners ... This wonderful picture of a coal tit taking some moss into the box was added to Saltholme's facebook page . Let's hope that we're kept updated...
11 Apr 2011
First frogspawn of 2011
Hi everyone, We've had the first frogspawn of 2011 at Saltholme - and the first frogspawn in one of our newest ponds. This mass of eggs was spotted in the Discovery Zone pond today. I've been blogging about Kate Humble's visit to Saltholm e quite a bit recently. The frogspawn...
19 Mar 2011
Almost a riot in the wildlife garden
Hi everyone, There's more and more colour appearing in the wildlife garden. It's almost a riot. Here are some pictures from today... These aren't the Welsh daffodils that Peter was on about the other day , they're not quite in bloom yet. Next time you're at Saltholme...
4 Mar 2011
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