BGB 2020 – The Results

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 →

Big Garden Birdwatch 2020

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 →

Conservation Day Report – 14th May

We enjoyed a great turnout of local volunteers on a warm sunny day. Our main task was to eradicate birch, gorse and bramble in the heather areas. This proved to be a relatively easy job because there was little to be found. Based on our experience, we may drop the May session from the schedule.... Continue Reading →

BGB 2019 – The Results

We hosted our third annual birdwatching event on Sunday 27th January, as part of the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch weekend. Experts from the Knutsford Ornithological Society led enthusiastic amateur birdwatchers for an hour. We split into three groups to cover all parts of the Big Heath and woodland, and collated our results at the end.... Continue Reading →

Big Garden Birdwatch 2019

Sunday 27th January 11am-12pm This year we'll be holding our Big Garden Birdwatch on Sunday 27th. 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... Continue Reading →

Conservation Day Report – 8th May

The day's work was straightforward and easy.  We found only a small amount of gorse and birch in the heather; indicating we are on top of the job of keeping the heather beds clear. It didn't take long to removed what was there. We then moved on to the woodland to clear sycamore saplings, which... Continue Reading →

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