Bee Hive on the Common

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

A large, mature ash tree on Chesham Bois Common was damaged during recent high winds. We arranged for the tree to be examined by an arboriculturalist, who identified significant rot. The examination also identified a bee hive about 20 feet up, in a hollow in the trunk. So, as the tree was being slowly felled on Monday, a […] [Read full article…]

Burial Grounds Heritage Day

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

The Heritage Open Day for our unique Burial Grounds in beautiful Chilterns countryside was a resounding success, with 120+ visitors enjoying history tours from Alison Bailey, of the Amersham Museum and Cathy Wolveridge’s wildlife tours of the grounds and the adjacent chalkland meadow. The beautiful 1920s Chapel (which is usually closed except for funeral services) was crowded […] [Read full article…]

Fire Safety Outdoors

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service is urging people not to drop their guard against the risk of fire. Community safety manager Joanne Cook said: “Whether you are planning to go camping or simply looking forward to spending more time outdoors, we want everyone to have a good time without falling foul of seasonal risks.” Click here […] [Read full article…]

Frogs and Ducks

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Visitors to Bricky Pond will have noticed the large clumps of frog spawn and young frogs enjoying the pond. There are, also, two pairs of ducks nesting in the pond’s perimeter. Recent maintenance of the pond has cleaned up the water and removed the algae, allowing wildlife to flourish. We hope visitors to the pond […] [Read full article…]

Honeybee Swarm Hotline

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Every year the Mid Bucks beekeepers, in conjunction with the BBKA, collect honeybee swarms. From 1st April they will be running a dedicated swarm line during the summer months: 0777 0370132.  On average over 100 swarms are collected locally per year. For more information click here. [Read full article…]

Learn to Identify & Record Wildflowers & Plants

Friday, May 7th, 2021

We are delighted to be hosting this wildflower and plant identification session at our stunning Burial Ground off Bois Moor Road. Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and learn to identify wildflowers and plants with local expert from the Thames Valley Environmental Records Centre. This is a friendly and informal session suitable for complete beginners […] [Read full article…]

Woodland Management Plan Approved by the Forestry Commission

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Click here to download a copy of the Final Plan, approved by the Forestry Commission in February 2019 and on the links below for further information: Operations Map           Restocking Map      Trees to be Felled     Restocking Conditions   [Read full article…]