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On Sunday we held our litter pick under coronavirus measures – keeping a safe distance apart. Fifteen volunteers joined the event and did a good job of cleaning up The Heath. We found The Heath was exceptionally busy, with lots of small family groups out enjoying the spring sunshine in the open space. Thank you... Continue Reading →
Our next litter-pick will be part of the national Great British Spring Clean campaign. We are holding it on Sunday 22nd March, between 11am and 12pm. The campaign is about demonstrating that you love where you live. Everyone loves The Heath so come on down and help clean it up. Meet on The Heath at... Continue Reading →
We had a busy day on in the nature reserve. Our volunteers did a great job, completing lots of tasks, including: Felling a treeClearing gorse from the heather bedsClearing woody vegetation alongside Tabley RoadRemoving alien plantsPlanting Rowan treesRepairing a nest box The tree we cut down was behind the 'Paws for Thought' bench. We removed... Continue Reading →
Our next conservation work day in the Knutsford Heath Nature Reserve will be on Tuesday 3rd March from 10:00 am till 3:00 pm. Under the supervision of Cheshire Wildlife Trust we’ll continue the job of maintaining the Reserve. Please come and join the party – even if only for a short time, as many hands... Continue Reading →
Our fourth annual bird-watching event, held on Sunday 26th January, recorded the highest number of birds yet. We ran the event as part of the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch weekend with local experts from the Knutsford Ornithological Society. We covered the whole of The Heath, including the woodland, by splitting into three groups and then... Continue Reading →
Sunday 26th January 11am-12pm We'll be holding our Big Garden Birdwatch on Sunday 26th. Friends of The Heath are coordinating with Friends of the Moor and the Knutsford Ornithological Society in a pan-Knutsford event. Friends of the Moor are holding their session on the Moor on Saturday and we're holding ours on The Heath on... Continue Reading →