Experience the magic of our heathland

SURREY’S magnificent heathlands are being celebrated with a series of activities, talks and walks that starts today. Surrey Wildlife Trust and Thames Basin Heaths Partnership are combining to stage Heath Week 2021,... Read more »

Garden football netting a danger to wildlife

THE RSPCA is warning about the dangers of leaving out football nets after releasing an entangled young fox from a Woking garden. A family found him early last Friday and, after putting... Read more »

People’s Trust calls for animal reports for Living with Mammals survey

HAVE you seen any wild mammals in your garden or local green spaces recently – from foxes to hedgehogs, and mice to squirrels? Perhaps you have just seen signs that they have... Read more »

Get in tune with nature with the Surrey Wildlife Trust

SURREY Wildlife Trust and Steve Backshall, naturalist and presenter of the BBC’s Deadly 60, are inviting you to join the UK’s biggest nature challenge, 30 Days Wild.  Each year, thousands in Surrey... Read more »

Deer is sedated and moved from cemetery

A ROE deer that had been causing damage at Brookwood American Cemetery has been sedated by vets using dart guns and released into the wild. The operation was carried out last week... Read more »

New pair of peregrines lay eggs in council nestbox

WOKING’S peregrine falcons have laid three eggs with more expected over the next couple of weeks. The pair have replaced the two birds who had been at the top of Export House... Read more »

Protecting the rare wildlife of our heathland

SWATHES of heathland such as Chobham, Horsell and Whitmoor commons have helped many survive a difficult year, providing open spaces for fresh air and exercise during the lockdowns. The numbers of people... Read more »

Diggers on the common are improving the habitat

THE appearance of large digger-like vehicles cutting down trees and scrub on Chobham Common may have alarmed nature lovers, but the work is deemed essential to improve the heathland habitat. The national... Read more »

Hidden gem transformed into a wildlife haven

FOX Corner Community Wildlife Area is a hidden gem that is well worth visiting if you fancy a short country walk in a secluded setting. The 5.5 hectare (14 acre) site was... Read more »

Community gardeners to transform West Byfleet railway station

A COMMUNITY gardening group aiming to improve the local area have got the green light to transform the outdoor space at West Byfleet railway station. The West Byfleet Community Gardening Group (WBCGG)... Read more »