Protecting our Native Red Squirrels

Red Squirrel Week starts on Monday 24th September to highlight the urgent need to protect our native red squirrel. Our free ‘Squirrel Walk’ on Saturday 22nd September at 4pm in Grizedale (book here)

Coupes and Cords: New gateway at Light Hall Wood, Rusland.

Rusland Horizons Newsletter September 2018

Rusland Horizons Legacy: Have your say!

We are asking people who live and work in the local community what they think about Rusland Horizons and what should happen after Summer 2019, when Heritage Lottery Funding runs out.

                   

Congratulations Rusland Horizons!

We are delighted to hear that Rusland Horizons has been shortlisted as one of 5 regional finalists for the Rural Business Awards 2018/19 ‘Social Enterprise, Charity or Community Project of the Year’.

BIG BUTTERFLY COUNT 2018 - PLEASE GET INVOLVED 20 July to 12 August 2018

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

HELP US FIND THE FRITILLARIES

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

EXCITING DISCOVERY OF RARE MOTH IN THE RUSLAND HORIZONS AREA

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

Rusland Horizons Newsletter June 2018

The Wonder of Water Beetles?

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,

EVER HEARD A SLUG SLIDE?

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

Wild about wildlife, interested in insects, mad about mammals and want to know more?

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.

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