The lichens in the park are doing well on trees trunks, branches, fences and even on the concrete and some of the paths. Lichens often favour just one or two of these habitats.
The high winds (Nov 2010 and…Continue
Bristol Parks Forum is the umbrella organisation for community park groups and organisations in the city with an interest in their local parks and green spaces.
You can find their website here In the Meetings section you will find the…
Have a look over the fence and you can see that some tadpoles are still with us; others have already left for pastures new.
Play Area Update March 2019
The Play area convenors are Sarah and David Cemlyn.
Sarah Cemlyn has posted this good news about our Park Children’s Play area.
This is to let…Continue
Phil and Andy, BCC staff who have been working on the Pond Access Improvement project, expect the work to be finished before Christmas.
13th Dec. The wooden walkway is almost complete and they have begun to lay the non-slip wire surface and to…Continue
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More good news - the work to complete the access to the back of the pond is likely to start again soon. Watch this…Continue
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If you look at it today you can see what we have done so far. We will be there again Sunday morning - we welcome more help, so come along and join…Continue
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The UK has 59 species of resident butterflies (Avon Wildlife Trust, Spring 2014).
In the park we have recorded 6 species which are below. If you search the photos on the website for 'Butterfly' you can read more about them.…Continue
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For decades, the plummeting populations of bees and other pollinators have provoked serious concern: the busy insects' work is essential to about a third of all the food we eat, including tomatoes, beans,…Continue
Well, one like St Andrews Park, of course!
You can read an article from the BBC here
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What is a Neighbourhood Partnership? Read about it here
Responding to the calls from the government for people to have more say in local decision making, Bristol City Council has introduced new forms of Neighbourhood Governance across the city. The new structures are called Neighbourhood Partnerships.
Neighbourhood Partnerships bring together local councillors, statutory agencies…
The home page of TreeBristol is here
We want to plant a new generation of trees across Bristol. This will bring immediate benefits to people who live and work in Bristol and leave a legacy for future generations.
TreeBristol aims to increase tree canopy cover to…Continue
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The aim is to oppose the removal of the Green Belt status from hundreds of acres of land around Bristol for the development of urban extensions. Check out their
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Hedge Watch I have been reading (and quoting from)….