Launch of new woodland art trail in Gomms Wood

We had a fantastic day in Gomms Wood at the weekend.  We launched the new art trail and enjoyed talked to residents about future projects in the area.  If you have any views or ideas please contact John Taylor johntay@chilternrangers.co.uk

Species of the Month – The Hare

So begins the list of ‘Names of the Hare in English’, a late 13th Century poem from Shropshire – an incantation of 77 names recited to bring the animal under the hunter’s power.
The common, or brown, hare is a special and enigmatic animal woven into the fabric of folklore and mythology, and an unfortunately rare sight across most of the country. Hares declined by 75% in the years after WW2 due to the all too common causes of intensive farming, agrichemicals, removal of shelter hedgerows and general habitat degradation.