New Year, new growth on the Home Reserve

Happy New Year to all our supporters throughout the world. For those of you who welcomed 2018 in; I hope you did so safely and not now suffering from the self-inflicted festivities!


A walk around the Home Reserve this morning reveals new growth already, and a 'pathway' of both crocus and snowdrop shoots were there to greet me, as I walked through the Memorial Woodland part of the reserve.


Alas, the first call of the day was from someone finding an injured owl in Oldham; most likely traumatised from last nights' fireworks. Hopefully it will make a full recovery, and it is now winging its way to their nearest rescue centre (details and advice given). Here in Rochdale thankfully the fireworks were not as bad as in previous years, and I sat up until gone 1am with all our rescued animals to ensure they were as comforted as possible during the tortuous time.


Let us hope that 2018 brings a good year of health, happiness, kindness and prosperity to all.


Nigel

ADVICE

Wild Bird Advice and information

Many people would help birds more, if they knew simple easy ways in which they could help wild birds, without going to too-much extra trouble. Often there are ways to help – that don’t actually ‘cost’ anything at all, but can make a huge difference to making birds welcome and safe in the environment around us.

One of the main causes of bird injuries (especially young birds in the summer months), is being attacked by both pet and feral cats. A simple way to combat thi

Read More

LATEST NEWS

  • Nature's Display

    Well, we're halfway through October and now the leaves are starting to fall in earnest. As well as the usual fungi we h

    Readmore...

    October 14, 2018
  • It's Easy....fundraising at its simplest

    Once again our supporters (that's YOU!) have come up trumps; this time through your shopping efforts online via the www.

    Readmore...

    October 6, 2018
  • Food for thought, and food for all

    We are always grateful to receive gifts of any kind; some come in the form of plants/trees/materials for the reserves. S

    Readmore...

    September 22, 2018
  • Different Reserve, Different Purpose

    A number of times this year (and again this morning - hence this report) I have been asked for a list of event/visiting

    Readmore...

    September 9, 2018
  • Always another way...

    When faced with a problem such as no water for ongoing works at Old Beech Wood reserve, our handyman Stuart was struggli

    Readmore...

    August 26, 2018

Read All