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The Grey Herons Have Two Chicks!

Since the work has temporarily halted, the Herons have returned to the park and have built another nest on the island and had two chicks! The chicks are quite large but still have grey feathers all over and we have … Continue reading

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But the wildlife will just move somewhere else, right?

Areas of Alexandra Park get fenced off, tree felling and wildlife habitat destruction takes place, and wild birds seem to be getting on with their lives… so what’s the problem? If we destroy their habitat, they’ll just move somewhere else, … Continue reading

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These trees surrounding the lake are to be felled

Here is a gallery of the beautiful trees surrounding the lake which are to be felled.

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Fellings over the past three days

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Here are images of fellings over the past three days, the Ash Tree Circle, a local woman noting which trees are to be felled, and the Ash trees being felled and taken away to be sold to the felling contractors.

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More examples of bird diversity in Alexandra Park…

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On this mild, sunny Saturday, birds were out in force in our park, demonstrating the importance¬†of trees and wildlife habitats as nesting season draws closer. Mistle thrush start nesting from February onwards, so look out for their nests in the … Continue reading

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As the felling of 30 ash trees (where diverse bird life flourished) commences…

“People need wild places… To be surrounded by a singing, mating, howling commotion of other species, all of which love their lives as much as we do ours, and none of which could possibly care less about us in our … Continue reading

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Heron makes most of tree cover around lake

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What an amazing sight – only a metre from the path around the lake. I just turned to look at the lake and there it was! The photo below shows the heron in context – most of the trees and … Continue reading

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