Monthly Archives: November 2017


The Volunteers have been out and about on the Estate along with staff members engaging with the visitors on the dos and don’ts at Ashridge – handing out information cards to bikers, horse riders and dog-walkers. A sensation of panic … Continue reading

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G’day bees

Friday the 10th of November was a good day for bees, living in the U K. There was good news for the hundreds of thousands of people who had been calling on the government to endorse a ban on neonicotinoids, … Continue reading

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Sunday delights.

It’s one of those late season sunny Sunday afternoons, when Ashridge visitors take in the fading English countryside – time to engage with them as volunteers. Arriving at the Beacon car park, it’s full to over-flowing with cars, but few … Continue reading

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From Russia with love;

Like a gift from the east, Ashridge has seen avian fireworks over the Chiltern Hills during the past week or so – an irruption of Hawfinches. According to Lawrence T hawfinches nested in Sallow Copse until a decade ago, before … Continue reading

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Oh dear…

If you go down to the woods today you are sure of a big surprise – sinister figures riding around on quad-bikes. It is however for serious endeavour- not a picnic. Now that the rutting season has finished, when stags … Continue reading

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