Category Nature Notes

Nature Notes January 2024

The year has begun with rain and more rain, so opportunities for finding wildlife are rather limited. One group that are always reliable in this weather are the fungi

Nature Notes May 2016

May will see your garden and the surrounding countryside bursting into life. Occasional butterflies have been recorded in Leicestershire throughout the winter, with Peacock and Brimstone seen as early as January

Nature Notes April 2016

Recently, this column has concentrated mainly on animals and plants that can be seen easily around our villages. However, for those prepared to travel just a mile or two, there are reserves that hold a much greater variety of wildlife