A White Bouquet

Only a few weeks ago gorse provided the dominant colour but now The Heath has been whitewashed by the next succession of flowers. Along the boundaries, particularly along Northwich Road, Cow Parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris) is providing a mass of white. It is at home in woodland edges. Cow Parsley Another boundary plant, growing up close... Continue Reading →

Enjoying the Spring Sunshine

As the spell of sunny weather continues, The Heath is coming to life and people are enjoying their regular exercise. Trees are unfurling fresh green leaves and, in the case of the cherry, spectacularly flaunting its blossom. On the ground, flowers are introducing flecks of colour to the grass; dandelion, bluebell and pignut, each with... Continue Reading →

Litter Pick at a Distance

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 →

Great British Spring Clean 2020

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 →

Conservation Work Day Report – 3rd March

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 →

Conservation Work Day – 3rd March

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 →

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