Focus on Dragonflies and Damselflies

Dragonflies and damselflies are the essence of summer. They are a delight to look at and fascinating to watch in flight. They are also one of the most interesting insects and lend themselves to what are known nowadays as ‘fun facts’. We will look at some of these facts shortly, and then conclude by examining […]


Bredfield’s Moth Morning

On 13th August 2022, Bredfield Wildlife-friendly Village held its first Moth Morning. The night before, Max and Stewart set-up their moth traps in the garden of Bumbles.  People were invited to come at 8am the next morning to see what moths had been caught. In the middle of a long dry and hot period, and […]

Ragwor Pic

Focus on Ragwort

Much maligned, yet poetically celebrated Is there a plant more denigrated and maligned than Ragwort?  In a 2013 article, the Daily Mail claimed that Ragwort has “infested the country”.  In 2014, former Conservative minister Lord Tebbit told the nature charity Buglife that pulling up ragwort should be a low-cost form of National Service for “young […]