Monthly Archives: October 2011

Small mammal survey results – Alex Park

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Last night we put put out 22 Longworth traps in the north-west section of Alexandra Park with lots of hay and food and wrapped them in bubble wrap to keep them warm. This morning we checked the traps and found … Continue reading

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Small mammal survey in Alex park – Sat 22 Oct

We are doing a small mammal survey this weekend in partnership with the Lancashire & Greater Manchester Mammal Group. Join us at 8am on Saturday 22nd Oct to find out what mice, voles and shrews we have discovered in out … Continue reading

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Hedgehog tracking survey

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A group of us made 10 hedgehog tracking tunnels yesterday (no thanks to the instructions provided by the Mammal Society!)               We put 7 of them in Alexandra Park. And checked them this morning … Continue reading

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moths and leaf mines in Alexandra Park

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Kev the moth man visited Alexandra Park on 6th Oct to record leaf mines – the damage in the leaf caused by moths laying eggs and larvae feeding. Kev can tell from looking at the mines which species of moth … Continue reading

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Big Pond Dip results

Pond Conservation have been doing a national survey of ponds over the past 3 years. Here’s what they found out about what can we do to make garden ponds even better wildlife habitats: • Plenty of plants: the Big Pond … Continue reading

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