wildlife

Wildlife Watch — Session 6

Martin Wright reports on the 28th March session Starting at Fromebridge Mill The theme of ‘less than ideal weather’ for our Waterside Wildlife Watch Sessions continues; however, as thirteen people turned up for this meeting in pouring rain, we decided to carry on regardless. The decision turned out to be a good one. It was […]

Wildlife Watch Session Report No. 5

Martin Wright reports on a watery Wildlife Watch Session at Cotswold Water Park on 14 March This was our first Wildlife Watch based at the Cotswold Water Park, and despite being the furthest meeting point from Stroud, it attracted a record gathering of seventeen people. Meeting at the Gateway Centre, we maintained the canal theme, by […]

Wildlife Watch Session Report No. 4

Martin Wright reports on a chilly Wildlife Watch Session on 28th February We are having a very cold winter, and the Brimscombe Wildlife Watch session was the coldest so far. Despite the temperature ten of us met in the car park of The Ship Inn ready to face the elements. In actual fact, the wind […]

Wildlife Watch Report No. 2

Wildlife Watch from The New Red Lion at Chalford 31st January — Martin Wright reports We enjoyed another cold, but eventually sunny, morning for the second Wildlife Watch of 2018. Twelve people enjoyed the route through the Frome Valley, East of Chalford. The canal towpath towards Bakers Mill, gave us good views of the canal and […]

Wildlife Watch Report No. 1

Wildlife Watch from Wallbridge 17th January — Martin Wright reports With a smattering of snow, and freezing temperatures overnight, it was a surprise to find nine people waiting to set off from the Cotswold Canals Trust Visitor Centre at Wallbridge. In fact, it turned out to be very good morning, blues skies and unbroken sunshine accompanied […]