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Sunday, January 23, 2022

Rebirding Book Review by Paul Brunt

  Rebirding: Restoring Britain's Wildlife (Paperback) by Benedict MacdonaldWinner of the Wainwright Prize for Writing on Global Conservation 2020Winner of the Richard Jefferies Society and White Horse Book...

Local Focus on The Water Rail ‘Rallus aquaticus’

  The Water Rail or Rallus Aquaticus is one of the genuine oddities among British birds.Many of its antics can engage is partly because almost every observation in...

Project Report 2019

Allotments can play a big part in the fight to preserve our environment; we need to protect them, especially in urban areas as they are important. Green...

Group Feature About FOSP

Friends of Saintbridge Pond are delighted to have been featured in the local online magazine. Here is the article from the December issue 2019. For more information on...

Gloucester Lottery Update

If you would like to support the Friends of Saintbridge Pond, why not go to www.gloucesterlottery.co.uk and search for fosp. Join us in helping to look after...

Spring/Summer News Updates 2019

It has been a busy time at the pond and in our allotments. The FOSP AGM provided us with an opportunity to look at what we have...

Raising of the 2018/19 Green Flag.

We continue to satisfy the requirements for the Green Flag - now in our second year - well done to all volunteers for their continued effort. The raising...

What is Himalayan Balsam?

Himalayan Balsam: Why this ‘pretty’ plant is such a problem? https://youtu.be/XUOEHDRLDFk What is Himalayan Balsam? Himalayan Balsam was introduced to this country in 1839 as a greenhouse plant.  However,...