Jun 2010

New Wildlife blog and free nature resources for download

We have added a new blog to wildlife pages and draw your attention to the Woodland Trust’s wildlife initiatives for exploring nature and photography:

Use their nature exploration packs for natural play around Cannon Hill and River Rea Linear Parks: Over a thousand free activity sheets to use in woods and at home. Guaranteed fun for young people and families throughout the year. Or why not take out the camera and join in with their volunteer photography scheme? With dappled sunlight and fresh morning dew, Cannon Hill and River Rea Linear Parks have great places to take pictures. Add your thoughts and photos and help us inspire everyone about woodland, wild life, wildflower plants, gardens, rivers and pools.

Lastly, there are a suite of new identification guides for download for the National OPAL website. These are very useful guides to a range of wildlife. Oh and don’t forget iSpot!

Live Twitter feeds and wildlife blog

We have added two new live Twitter feeds: one to the park homepage and another to the wildlife pages. Keep an eye on both for updates on events, activities, plans, wildlife sightings and the like.

We have also moved the wildlife blog from its old site to this one. The old blog page will be retained as an archive.

New sound gallery now available

We have just created a new gallery of sound. There are not very many files available at the moment, but we have uploaded a range of the common bird songs heard in the park. We will be adding more as we get good quality recordings.