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The Petersfield Society’s Valuable Verges Zoom Forum on 12 May at 7pm

Join the Petersfield Society’s Valuable Verges Zoom Forum on 12 May at
7pm to find out how we could manage the 110 hectares of roadside verge in
East Hampshire, including Petersfield’s verges, to help reverse the
catastrophic decline in insects, …


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Draft Heath Management Plan – our response

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 …


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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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