Mating hornets

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 …

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Sunday morning working parties

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 …

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Wolves on the Heath

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, …

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