• Report from the Nature Sleepout June 2019

    A micro-adventure is fun, exciting, challenging, refreshing and rewarding.  A real escape to wilderness, simplicity and the great outdoors.  It’s also short, simple, local, cheap.  Barnwell Country Park Nature Sleep Out is just such a micro-adventure.  Here’s what happened this year, read on … 75 brave adventurers, of all ages, arrived at 3pm ready for […]

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  • Summer 2017

    After a hugely successful Music in the Park, held on Sunday 16 July, the Rangers will be running lots of fun events throughout August: A flying insect quiz trail, celebrating National Dragonfly Week and the Big Butterfly Count – runs until 13 August, get your quiz sheet at the Kingfisher Café. £2 per sheet (includes […]

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  • Autumn Wildlife Update

    Birds We’ve had a few sightings of the Kingfisher this year but less than normal. Mostly they’ve been spotted darting along the backwater where we think they’ve been nesting and feeding. Interestingly we’ve had a pair of Nuthatches using the feeding stations and believe there were 2 pairs of Mandarins this year. Also, there were […]

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