SPECIES IN THE BRIERDENE WILDLIFE SITE IS NOW 1026
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY.
The Annual Bio Blitz will be on Saturday 17th August
from 10:00am – 3:00pm.
The Annual Moth Night will now be on the 28th September starting at 9:00pm
have again been awarded the Green Flag (Community) for 2019/2020.
This is the eighth
year running that we have held this award.
Many thanks go to the volunteers,
members and sponsors that were helping to maintain a rather special area for
the wildlife in the local community.
We have received a £100 donation from The Whitley Bay and Tynemouth Soroptimists,
which will be used to purchase spring bulbs and wild flower seeds to help
improve the seed bank in the Wildlife Site.
The dene top is still in bloom with Yellow Rattle, Meadow Buttercups,
Knapweed, Meadow Cranesbill, Musk
Mallow, Oxeye Daisy, a variety of grasses and other plants.
The judge from the R.H.S. will be visiting us on the 13th August, but we
will not know the results until later in the year.
Although I have not been fit enough this year to carry out all the usual
survey work, the reports I’ve had from our regular volunteers show that all the
recorded butterflies and bumblebees that have been sighted this year in
probably higher numbers than last year.