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  • Sep062022

    A close-up view of waterside flowers by RB

    Visitors to Sudbury’s common lands are initially struck by the views: the sweeping pastures, the herds of cattle spread across…

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  • Sep022022

    Willow and Cricket Bats

    As summer progresses into early autumn the freshness of the pastures spangled with springtime buttercups is replaced by a rather…

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  • Aug042022

    Kites above Sudbury are a Good News Story by AW and RB

    Everyone likes a ‘good news’ story and particularly so, if it relates to wildlife because so much news relating to…

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  • Jul142022

    All Hail the Grey Wagtail by RB

     It is a bird I look out for on the common lands every summer. The grey wagtail is a stunning…

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  • Jun292022

    A Shy Bloomer – July 2022

    We are witnessing real declines in our wildlife driven by the burden of increasing human population and the need to…

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  • Jun072022

    The Watcher in the Woods by RB

    The watcher in the woods that should not be taken for granted In some quarters, the wood pigeon is despised…

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  • May312022

    The Importance of Grassland Ecosystems

    Grasslands account for more than half of the planet’s ecosystems; they are IMPORTANT. Climate change coupled with conversion to cropping…

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  • May112022

    Time to reflect on Buttercups by RB

      One of the many gifts the Common Lands offer up to the people of Sudbury is the explosion of…

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  • May052022

    The New Grazing Season

    We all know that the history of grazing on the Sudbury Common Lands stretches back into the mists of time.…

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  • Apr072022

    Calling all outdoor types as Volunteers plus Grazing Celebration by RB

    Calling volunteers – are you up for helping maintain our magnificent meadows? People flock to Sudbury’s Common Lands to enjoy…

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