With spring now upon us, the Heart of England Forest’s population of frogs and toads are at their most visible as they embrace breeding season. It is a great time to spot both, but you’ll have to look carefully as they are often well camouflaged and will keep very still unless disturbed.
What do you get when you cross a bee, a hummingbird, a mosquito, a narwhal and a fly? The answer: a bee fly. Yes, it’s a real insect, living right under our noses. But you may not know it when you see it…
We welcome Erin, a Canadian forestry graduate, and recipient of The Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award. Find out about her three-month placement.
We farm organically in the Forest, looking after the land, livestock and wildlife. Find out more about how we farm.
With a hot and dry summer, the tall grassy rides in the Forest are alive with grasshoppers. Find out which ones you might see or hear.