Petersfield Town Council has started a consultation exercise on a new, comprehensive, Management Plan for Petersfield Heath which covers the period to 2025. The management plan emphasises the need to strike an equal balance between the three key themes of …Read More
This rare photo of a group of mating hornets was captured in Petersfield earlier in the month by Oliver Young. It shows two males competing to mate with a queen lying between them.
Hornets mate in the autumn, after which …Read More
Our volunteers are out on the Heath again every Sunday morning come rain or shine, fully complying with Government Covid 19 guidelines. Recent work has focussed on removing bracken to encourage the spread of heather on the bank below Heath …Read More
A big vote of thanks must go to Jordan Bleach and his fellow FoPH members for putting together this impressive and informative bird poster of the regular and not so regular wetland visitors to the Heath Pond. The poster replaces …Read More
Some of our regular visitors, Bee Wolf Wasps, have been busy again on the Heath. Their small holes in the sandy paths can be seen in many places, but particularly between the Pond and Heath Road. Thanks to our Chairman, …Read More
Dwarf Gorse is flowering on the Heath right now. Look for it on the most eastern fairway, about half way up. A member of the pea family, Dwarf Gorse (Ulex minor) is the least widespread of the three gorse species …Read More