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Fantastic support for Hedgehogs!

Fantastic support for Hedgehogs!

A great turnout at our Hedgehog event on a sunny Saturday in October half term showed just how much we love hedgehogs! 45 adults and 15 children enjoyed a very informative talk from Shawn Mills of the Attleborough Hedgehog Rescue, who took us through the year in the...

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What’s in your Pond?

What’s in your Pond?

Participants were introduced the underwater world of aquatic invertebrates and plants at Wheatfen on Sunday 23rd September. As ponds are one of the five key Wild Patch habitats, this workshop built upon the pond restoration event held last year. We looked at different...

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A sunny summer walk and picnic

A sunny summer walk and picnic

About 35 of us gathered at the top of New Inn Hill, Rockland St Mary, on a sunny and breezy Saturday afternoon for the four-mile walk. After a brief introduction and Health & Safety talk we set off and wandered along footpaths and quiet lanes around Claxton,...

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Fair on the Yare 2018

Fair on the Yare 2018

With the sun shining and over 200 visitors, the SYWG team had a very successful day at Fair on the Yare in June. Whilst we spread the Wild Patch message, we also learnt how much people know about Pollinators through their participation in our Pollinator Quiz.  We...

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B-Line to the Wild Patch!

B-Line to the Wild Patch!

Buglife now has Norfolk in its sights. Should we be worried? No! Quite the opposite. Buglife is a charity dedicated to the conservation of invertebrates generally. However, it is the pollinators, especially the different groups of bees (honey, bumble and solitary)...

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State of the Natural Environment Report

State of the Natural Environment Report

As if you needed an incentive, we are giving away a free copy of this specially commissioned ‘State of the Natural Environment Report’ to each new or renewing SYWG member for 2018. The 52-page report is a snapshot of the state of the natural environment in the...

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Ducans Marsh Day

Ducans Marsh Day

Another big thanks to all who helped in cutting, clearing and burning around 450 sq metres of encroaching willow scrub, to create conditions for the special flora of Ducans marsh to colonise. These ‘before and after’ images show the impact that your hard...

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