Just over a year ago I wondered over the bounty of life supported by a winter seed crop at Cedar Grange just to the west of the village (Click here for link). Farmers are often taken for granted by the rest of us who don’t think twice about Tesco’s shelves being fully stocked and even … More Nature Friendly Farming
Today saw the first volunteer working party down at Beckhithe Hethersett’s premier County wildlife site. There was a great turnout and after a quick guided tour of the highlights the teams got down to work strimming cutting and fencing. Anne Edwards was on hand to point out the rare and the interesting flora including: Also … More Beckhithe wildlife volunteers
Anyone who has taken a walk out on the west side of the village can’t help but have noticed a field full of autumn colour. A sunny morning will also bring out several hundred large white butterflies making a quite breath taking scene . The field has been sown specifically to support wildlife and especially … More Great Melton Farms – A gift to Nature
For those readers who are not on facebook or who have not yet discovered the page of the hard working Hethersett environmental volunteers it is available at the following link: https://www.facebook.com/HethersettHEAT/ All the latest dates in the HEAT calendar are already available on the sightings and upcoming events page (click HERE) All future HEAT facebook posts … More Hethersett Environmental Action Team Facebook Page.
This website has been developed to support and inform local residents about local wildlife and environmental issues . The site was in part created as a response to the growing village and the ongoing development of housing and the natural pressure that this will put on local wild space and the creatures that live around us. … More First Wild Hethersett post