Cumbria Invertebrate Group

If there was a Cumbria Invertebrate Group, would you join? Cumbria has various natural history interest groups – Bat group, Fungus group, Botany group, Amphibian and Reptile group etc – there is no group organising field trips specifically for invertebrates. There is a facebook group for Cumbria Insects and Invertebrates but the contributors are either interested members looking for IDs …

Bittern at Gosling Sike!

Maddy Marshall of Cumbria Wildlife Trust provides an account of a sighting earlier this year: Reports of sightings of a Bittern at Gosling Sike Nature Reserve in Carlisle began in early December 2023. By mid December, these sightings were confirmed by a local wildlife enthusiast who managed to take a picture of the bird. This was quite an achievement in …

Nature in Cumbria Survey

Cumbria Local Nature Recovery Strategy The Cumbria Local Nature Recovery Strategy (LNRS) team have launched a new survey aiming to get the public’s thoughts on nature in Cumbria. We want to know what nature means to you, why it is important and what you think we should be doing to help nature in Cumbria. Your answers will be invaluable to …