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  • erica posted an update in the group Group logo of Village GreenVillage Green 12 months ago

    Last evening I went to the DWT talk on bumblebees. It was given by a chap from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust. It was slightly depressing, with two of twenty four UK species extinct and others in decline. He ran through the life cycle of the bumble and showed slo-mo video of its flight. It uses its very strong muscles to move its wings which…[Read more]

    • I think we had a similar talk a couple of years ago ERICA at our Horticultural Club.
      Very interesting.

    • Sounds a really interesting and informative talk. I would love to be able to come to the one on Swifts but don’t think I can make it. I think everyone who loves wildlife loves Swifts.

  • erica posted an update in the group Group logo of Village GreenVillage Green 1 year ago

    This evening I am going to hear Tim Mackrill speaking about the Rutland Ospreys. I have his book but it will be interesting to hear from the man himself. @jane-w, who heard him earlier this year at another venue says he is tall and handsome and so I thought I’d better check him out.

    • Jane replied 1 year ago

      Erica, I’m sure you will have a great night and you won’t be disappointed!! I’m so sorry to hear about the bullocks – it sounds as though they have made a dreadful mess.

    • I’m sure you will have a lovely evening. I have the book too – he is passionate about the Project.

    • Rosy replied 1 year ago

      What better way to spend an evening ERICA, but with a tall, handsome man talking about our ‘favourite’ birds. Have a great time.

    • Lorna replied 1 year ago

      We want to know how it went, ERICA.

  • erica posted an update in the group Group logo of Village GreenVillage Green 1 year, 8 months ago

    @jane-w There is a photo of the lift at Dyfi on their Facebook page. It looks splendid.( I don’t belong to Facebook but if you click on the logo at the Dyfi page you can see news.)

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