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Now is the time of year when the nest boxes in The Heath’s woodland are usually filled with broods of young birds. So I spent time today watching for parents coming and going on feeding trips. I was a little disappointed to see activity at only three boxes. This is in marked contrast to last... Continue Reading →
We are delighted to find that our local children’s nursery is making use of The Heath and taking good care of it. Leann Banks, Deputy Manager of Poppies Day Nursery, told us about their Forest School: “With its many magical places to explore, The Heath is a giant outdoor classroom for Poppies children. Spending much... Continue Reading →
We were unable to run an event for the Big Garden Birdwatch this year because of the Covid-19 restrictions. However, Bob Groom, a local member of the Knutsford Ornithological Society, took a walk through The Heath and recorded what he found. Bob recording fifteen species but was disappointed not to have found more. He said,... Continue Reading →
The RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch is taking place over the weekend, 29th - 31st January. It has been customary for us to organise an associated event on The Heath with the Knutsford Ornithological Society. This year, Covid-19 restrictions make this impossible. However, we suggest you may wish to do your own bird count while taking your daily... Continue Reading →
As the year comes to a close, The Heath has provided a wonderful space for people to venture outdoors and enjoy the season at this challenging time... and they have found a winter wonderland. Their enjoyment is evident from the many fantastic snow structures that have appeared, scattered across the grassland. These are not just... Continue Reading →
We held our Annual General Meeting on 19th November; this year online because of the COVID-19 restrictions. Our chairman, Nick Johnson, summarised the year with his report. Chairman's Report Since our last annual general meeting, we have faced a global pandemic which no one could have anticipated and which has had a major impact on... Continue Reading →