Queen Elizabeth II Oak Revealed

Friends of The Heath and Knutsford Heritage Centre did an exceptional job on 5th October, clearing away holly and brambles to make the Queen Elizabeth II commemorative oak visible after being hidden for many years. Eight volunteers, led by Jamie White of Cheshire Wildlife Trust, quickly completed the work in just three hours. Thanks to... Continue Reading →

October Volunteering

We shall undertake two tasks during the first half of October; both require the help of our wonderful volunteers. 1. Uncovering Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Oak Our tree survey two years ago found an oak near Ladies Mile and Warren Close; the tree was surrounded by iron railings. We were baffled about its significance until... Continue Reading →

Conservation Work Report – 29th June

On Thursday morning we tackled two jobs to selectively control plants in the nature reserve. Bee feeding on Rosebay Willowherb Our first job was reducing the Rosebay Willowherb. Although this tall purple-flowering plant provides a colourful backdrop to the woodland edge and serves as a vital food source for bees and butterflies, it threatens the... Continue Reading →

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