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Welcome to the new Teme valley wildlife group web site blog pages. The main purpose of the blog for the moment is to publish the monthly articles written by our chairperson, currently Steph Mocroft, that are sent out to a number of parish magazines, including Abberley parish magazine, Teme Span and Teme Triangle. If you …

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Teme Valley Musings, November 2020

Last summer concern for the environment and worries over plastic pollution dominated the news, this summer the all-engrossing topic has been the coronavirus pandemic. At first sight they don’t seem to be connected, but on closer inspection subtle links can be drawn between them. Some corona viruses affect bats, of which a particular type has …

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Teme Valley Musings, September 2020

In May I wrote about the wildflower charity Plantlife’s “No mow May” campaign, which was aimed at providing extra nectar for pollinating insects. I was therefore very pleased to see the following headline in my daily newspaper in June, “orchid’s blossom like never before as shaggy lawns enjoy record sun”. Two photographs accompanied the article, …

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Teme Valley Musings, March 2020

One of the Teme Valley Wildlife Group’s 2017 Sunday outdoor meetings was expertly led by David Graham, Knighton-on-Teme’s parish footpath officer. He has a keen interest in local history and showed us, in addition to old meadows, marshy places and Worcestershire’s oldest tree, a deserted village and a disused canal tunnel. I was reminded of …

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