The Parkland Project is looking for Volunteers!

14th June 2021

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who want to get involved with the Parkland Project. You will be helping to enhance the habitats for wildlife and people by carrying out practical conservation that will make a big difference as well as learn new skills and meet new people! When? Taster… Read more

Tara Higgs

Tree ‘Popping’ in the Parkland

20th May 2021

We were busy Tree ‘popping’ with our LYRiC (Love your River Cole) trainees in the  Parkland last week. It was both a training exercise showing them how the tool worked as well as what could be achieved with it, as well as a chance to do some much needed woodland… Read more

Tara Higgs
Peter O'Connor aka anemoneprojectors from Stevenage, United Kingdom, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Wildflower Meadow Bank

18th May 2021

We have been busy creating a Wildflower Meadow Bank in the Parkland! The Parkland Team carefully prepared the soil by raking and removing any woody debris. Then last week we scattered a mix of native grasses and wildflowers over this. Lucky for us it has been a wet few weeks… Read more

Tara Higgs

The Melon Ground Sessions

11th May 2021

As we dare to peer over the lockdown horizon into May we thought we’d offer something musical that is safe and rather special.  We’re not encouraging singing outdoors until we know it’s absolutely safe but in the meantime we’re planning some outdoor instrumental events with some of the best players in The Midlands.… Read more

Holly Rackham

Parkland News – Making Homes for Wildlife

26th April 2021

Hibernacula … a home for newts..
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Tara Higgs

Blossom Picnic Food bookings open

19th April 2021

Yumi Grindley’s food for our English Hanami blossom picnics has been a feature of the event for a few years. This year she is offering a greater variety of scrumptious Japanese home cooking for you to pre-order. Each is made fresh to order for you, so although there will be… Read more

Glynis Powell