A Hitchin-based charity teaching beekeeping and educating children and families about the amazing and important honeybee
Dr Tom Day here discusses the good, the bad and the future of Hertfordshire wildlife
Walk the woods, hills and valleys of the Ashridge estate and the feeling is one of timelessness. It could all have been very different when it was put up for sale in the 1920s.
England’s largest new native forest near Harpenden is an example of how the UK can tackle both wildlife loss and global warming.
It’s one of nature’s wonders – the dawn chorus as spring arrives.
Animals are always a source of joy so we have gathered some zoos and wildlife parks across the country (and beyond) that are livestreaming animal enclosures
Early flowers, returning birds, and mammals and insects beginning new cycles – some of the sights and sounds that spring is beginning in the county.
Ahead of Valentine’s Day, Frieda Rummenhohl of Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust takes a look at the long-distance love life of a warty favourite under threat
They have spread from their stronghold in Letchworth to become an increasingly common sight in Herts and beyond, but how did the black squirrel get its coat and is it the thug some believe?
Bringing ideas, transport and new goods, author Fabian Hiscock looks at the impact the Grand Junction Canal had on Hertfordshire
Herts & Midddlesex Wildlife Trust’s non-native invasive species officer, Martin Ketcher, outlines a rogues’ gallery of introduced animals having an impact on Herts
The county has a habitat so rare that the local Wildlife Trust has appointed a Living River Officer to help look after it. Sarah Perry dives into Herts’ chalk rivers
Blink and they’re gone! The bluebell is a sign that spring is in full swing, but they don’t stick around long, so we have gathered some pretty woodlands in Hertfordshire to enjoy a bluebell walk
Former chalk pits near Hitchin and Royston are secluded spots rich with life ancient and rare. Work is underway to make them better known and studied
Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust’s Frieda Rummenhohl encourages us to make wildlife one of our priorities in the year ahead – without taking on too much
Returning to a site she helped restore in the 1980s, Liz Hamilton traces her footsteps through Broxbourne Woods, the county’s sole National Nature Reserve
Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust’s Frieda Rummenhohl focuses on Herts’ five owls - the county’s ultimate night hunters
Ever fancied going birdwatching in the county but didn’t know where to start? Here’s a guide to get you out with your binoculars this winter
The People’s Trust for Endangered Species is asking the public to look out for mammals on Hertfordshire’s roads as part of a citizen science project
The diverse parkland of Pishiobury Park in Sawbridgeworth is undergoing a five-year plan to promote its heritage and enhance its habitats. It makes for a royal day out
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