Over a hundred trees planted this autumn and winter at Crabtree Fields

Some of the trees we planted during the first week of December. The Friends group have now completed our sessions of winter planting in Crabtree Fields. This past week we planted nearly 100 saplings, thanks to the The Conservation Volunteers Dig Trees’ scheme which supplied the trees. In November we planted 30 trees provided by … Continue reading Over a hundred trees planted this autumn and winter at Crabtree Fields

Sightings of bats in Crabtree Fields

Common pipistrelle bat. Source: Barracuda1983 / CC BY-SA (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) Bats are roosting in or near to Crabtree Fields public open space and can be seen flying among the trees shortly after sunset. Three positive sightings of either common pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pipistrellus) or soprano pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pygmaeus) bats have been made during August. These two species … Continue reading Sightings of bats in Crabtree Fields