Robin Hart has been awarded a prestigious medal in recognition of the huge amount of service he provides for conservation and ecology, on behalf of very many organisations. Friends of Petersfield Heath are fortunate to have Robin, a founder member …Read More
The Friends work parties have had a busy winter, undertaking many management jobs on Petersfield Heath.
Their work included maintaining the open areas of the heath by clearing bramble and bracken by hand, as well as “popping” saplings using our …Read More
Some chiffchaffs are staying longer than usual for this time of year. This is a shy bird belonging to the warblers, with a distinct song. You might also pick out the rather boring piping of bullfinches. Listen to quarrelsome shrieks …Read More
Wildlife is on the move and preparing for autumn.
Friends of Petersfield Heath highlight the importance of ivy to wildlife
Buddleia provides fantastic nectar for summer butterflies. On sunnier days this month there are many butterflies on the wing, feeding up ahead of hibernation. You can easily spot small copper, comma, speckled wood, red admiral and Peacock.
The second flowering …Read More