Monthly Archives: March 2017

Spring Equinox Celebration in Alexandra Park

Continuing our celebration of the changing seasons, the Spring Equinox, which fell on Monday 20th March, was marked with another short friendly informal event in Alexandra Park to connect with natural cycles. The Spring Equinox is a time when light and … Continue reading

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International Day of Forests 21st March 2017

“This global celebration of forests provides a platform to raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests and trees outside forests. Forests cover one third of the Earth’s land mass, performing vital functions around the world. Around 1.6 … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung in Alexandra Park!

Flowers are starting to bloom and birds are starting to build their nests to welcome the new season of Spring which is arriving in Alexandra Park as can be seen in the photos above. The Spring Equinox falls on 20th … Continue reading

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‘FRIENDS AND FEATHERS’ in Alexandra Park – Report from Wednesday 22nd February 2017.

On Wednesday 22nd February, Sarah and Ian of One Green World brought their ‘Friends and Feathers’ event to Alexandra Park.  (See February 13th Post) This was a very successful event with 42 members of the public including families engaging with … Continue reading

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Alex Park Goldcrests

There’s more singing going on and birds being more visible as they search for nests and mates. If you see a tiny bird (smallest in Europe) making a short flight seem like a long journey, it may be a Goldcrest. There … Continue reading

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Alex Park spring changes

If you look at the main island from the Demesne Road end, you can see a Heron hunkered down in the nest, presumably sitting on eggs. The so-called Blackheaded Gulls are losing their winter pattern (dark marks on the cheeks) … Continue reading

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