We’re obviously pleased that the bird hide at the wetlands at Forest Farm is very popular. And that’s been especially true during the recent ‘lockdown’, with people finding comfort and relaxation connecting with nature. However, we only have one wetland hide at the moment, and social distancing means fewer people can use the hide at … Read more Use of the bird hide with ‘social distancing’
The results of the Friends of Forest Farm Photography Competition 2020 — held to celebrate the group’s 30th anniversary — are in! The competition was judged by Alec Stewart, a Park Ranger based at Forest Farm. Alec is an accomplished photographer and veteran of many photography competitions. After making his selections, Alec said, I was … Read more Photography Competition 2020 — Results!
Whilst the weather was good, and with the reserve having a quiet visitor day for a change, the Rangers took the opportunity on Thursday, 4 June, to make a start on preparing the ground for the new bird hide. We don’t have a specific date for delivery or installation, but we’ll keep you updated. … Read more Work starts on preparing the ground for the new bird hide!
Competition now closed… let the judging begin! 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of The Friends of Forest Farm, and to celebrate we’re holding a Photography Competition! Winning entrants will get to see their work in the Friends of Forest Farm 2021 Calendar. So, email us your best shots of the wildlife, flowers, fungi & landscapes … Read more Photography Competition!
Following the government’s announcement about COVID-19 (coronavirus) yesterday (Monday 16 March), we are cancelling all upcoming events until further notice. As soon as the ‘social distancing’ measures are lifted, we’ll resume our programme of activities. In the meantime, please take good care of yourselves, your families and your communities.