Butterflies are close to the heart of the Rusland Horizons scheme. Our Wings in the Woods project focuses on surveying, monitoring and improving the habitats of six endangered species of butterflys
The brightly coloured Fritillary butterflies are now flying around the Rusland Horizon woodlands. The Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary is the first to emerge and the bright orange butterfly can be
Last summer, during our Wings in the Woods butterfly surveys, a rare moth was found. The Argent & Sable moth, a black and white day flying moth, was spotted by Butterfly Conservation's Northern
Anyone who has ever been pond dipping will know that there are wonderful creatures living in water that we rarely see. Steve Routledge, national water beetle expert, will be dipping into tarns,
Dan Fox, musician and imaginative engineer will be helping people to hear the sounds of nature that they have never heard before at the Rusland Horizons Bioblitz. Dan told us “I love the landscape
Join experts to discover what plants and aminals are living in and around Bowkerstead woods and farm on Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July at a free family friendly event at the Grizedale Campsite.
On 3rd December the Rusland Horizons team and volunteers got together for a day of bridge building, path clearing, coppicing, path improvement and walling, followed by mulled wine and stew at The
You can see a short film from the Share Wood group on the recent work they have been doing if you go the the project page here and go to the Watch section.
The group have really got involved with
Our apprentices have been learning some new skills recently and have taken up film making!
If you go to the Valley Futures page here, and go to the Watch section, you can see a short film about the
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