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Nature Notes: Second time lucky spotting the residents of Easton Lodge

22 May 2022
Nature Notes: Second time lucky spotting the residents of Easton Lodge

Nature Notes: Second time lucky spotting the residents of Easton Lodge

22 May 2022

Having been initially thwarted by the weather, Jono Forgham returns to the Gardens of Easton Lodge on a drier day and spies more bugs and butterflies


Nature Notes: Take time out to enjoy Stortford's superb green corridor

07 May 2022
Nature Notes: Take time out to enjoy Stortford's superb green corridor

Nature Notes: Take time out to enjoy Stortford's superb green corridor

07 May 2022

From Cannons Mill Lane, Jono Forgham heads off along the banks and towpath of the Stort to enjoy a wealth of natural history in several habitats


Nature Notes: Giving it some welly on a circular stroll around Hadham Hall

23 April 2022
Nature Notes: Giving it some welly on a circular stroll around Hadham Hall

Nature Notes: Giving it some welly on a circular stroll around Hadham Hall

23 April 2022

Jono Forgham's pre-walk concerns about getting stuck in the mud prove unfounded on six-mile circular wander that can be easily followed with an OS map


A wonderful wildlife walk with new growth, new life and birdsong

02 April 2022
A wonderful wildlife walk with new growth, new life and birdsong

A wonderful wildlife walk with new growth, new life and birdsong

02 April 2022

Nature Notes writer Jono Forgham is full of the joys of spring as he sets off on an easy-to-follow five-mile wander from Green Tye towards Perry Green


Circular stroll in improving light reveals some first species of the year

19 March 2022
Circular stroll in improving light reveals some first species of the year

Circular stroll in improving light reveals some first species of the year

19 March 2022

Nature Notes correspondent Jono Forgham spots some firsts for 2022 on a 6.3-mile wander starting at St James the Great in Thorley


Signs of spring everywhere in the aftermath of Storm Eunice

05 March 2022
Signs of spring everywhere in the aftermath of Storm Eunice

Signs of spring everywhere in the aftermath of Storm Eunice

05 March 2022

Jono Forgham takes a stroll from Thorley Wash Nature Reserve to Southern Country Park and back on his latest Nature Notes ramble.


Nature Notes: My latest 7-mile walk proves far from fallow for bird life

18 February 2022
Nature Notes: My latest 7-mile walk proves far from fallow for bird life

Nature Notes: My latest 7-mile walk proves far from fallow for bird life

18 February 2022

Jono Forgham sees and hears 40 bird species and herd of fallow deer on circular walk from Woodside Green to Tednambury Marsh via Little Hallingbury.


Nature Notes: No chance of being derailed on stroll from ancient wood

05 February 2022
Nature Notes: No chance of being derailed on stroll from ancient wood

Nature Notes: No chance of being derailed on stroll from ancient wood

05 February 2022

Jono Forgham takes in the wildlife on a pleasant, if a little murky, wander around Wall Wood and the western area of Hatfield Forest


Nature Notes: Owl's that for a bird-filled stroll around Hatfield Forest

23 January 2022
Nature Notes: Owl's that for a bird-filled stroll around Hatfield Forest

Nature Notes: Owl's that for a bird-filled stroll around Hatfield Forest

23 January 2022

A well-hidden tawny owl becomes the 97th bird species spotted by beady-eyed Jono Forgham on his Indie walks - what will complete the century?


Nature Notes: Plenty to illuminate a walk to Thremhall Park on a grey day

09 January 2022
Nature Notes: Plenty to illuminate a walk to Thremhall Park on a grey day

Nature Notes: Plenty to illuminate a walk to Thremhall Park on a grey day

09 January 2022

Jono Forgham spots starlings, greenfinches, jays, little egrets, blue tits and many more birds on a walk from Birchanger Wood to Thremhall Park


Raise a glass to brewery man Bernard's wildlife vision and a special reserve

18 December 2021
Raise a glass to brewery man Bernard's wildlife vision and a special reserve

Raise a glass to brewery man Bernard's wildlife vision and a special reserve

18 December 2021

Nature Notes correspondent Jono Forgham goes further afield to explore Lackford Lakes in Suffolk, established thanks to an ex-Greene King director


Nature Notes: Birds call the tune on visit to wonderful Aubrey Buxton

04 December 2021
Nature Notes: Birds call the tune on visit to wonderful Aubrey Buxton

Nature Notes: Birds call the tune on visit to wonderful Aubrey Buxton

04 December 2021

Jono Forgham heads to the nature reserve north of Stansted and discovers magnificent trees, winding paths and numerous birds posing for photos


Hope springs eternal on a walk along paths that are less trodden

19 November 2021
Hope springs eternal on a walk along paths that are less trodden

Hope springs eternal on a walk along paths that are less trodden

19 November 2021

Nature Notes columnist Jono Forgham enjoys a six-mile walk taking in Turner's Spring Nature Reserve, near Burton End, and paths around Stansted Hall


A red kite and an enjoyable pint on a stroll down the lanes

06 November 2021
A red kite and an enjoyable pint on a stroll down the lanes

A red kite and an enjoyable pint on a stroll down the lanes

06 November 2021

The Indie's Nature Notes columnist Jono Forgham goes on a five-mile wildlife walk taking in Stansted and Hazel End


The sights and sounds of a wildlife stroll through the town centre

23 October 2021
The sights and sounds of a wildlife stroll through the town centre

The sights and sounds of a wildlife stroll through the town centre

23 October 2021

Nature Notes columnist Jono Forgham spots a host of birds on a walk into Bishop's Stortford town centre from Bat Willow Hurst Country Park.


A wildlife walk from Much Hadham church to Henry Moore's dragonfly pond

25 September 2021
A wildlife walk from Much Hadham church to Henry Moore's dragonfly pond

A wildlife walk from Much Hadham church to Henry Moore's dragonfly pond

25 September 2021

Indie Nature Notes columnist Jono Forgham's prayers for good weather on a heavenly countryside stroll are answered.


Closure proves no roadblock to a wonderful walk from Thremhall Park

28 August 2021
Closure proves no roadblock to a wonderful walk from Thremhall Park

Closure proves no roadblock to a wonderful walk from Thremhall Park

28 August 2021

Jono Forgham finds the road to Gaston Green shut on his latest Indie wander, but is more than happy after clocking a wealth of species on a new route


Buying into a six-mile butterfly walk that starts at the supermarket

14 August 2021
Buying into a six-mile butterfly walk that starts at the supermarket

Buying into a six-mile butterfly walk that starts at the supermarket

14 August 2021

Nature Notes correspondent Jono Forgham heads off from Tesco on a woodland wander to check on butterfly numbers to the west of Bishop's Stortford


Wonder Wall! Wood on a hot day is wonderful habitat for butterflies on the wing

31 July 2021
Wonder Wall! Wood on a hot day is wonderful habitat for butterflies on the wing

Wonder Wall! Wood on a hot day is wonderful habitat for butterflies on the wing

31 July 2021

Nature Notes writer Jono Forgham returns to Wall Wood at Great Hallingbury in temperatures perfect for butterflies – and wasn’t disappointed.


Double delight of insects on the green and a wonderful wildlife-friendly garden

18 July 2021
Double delight of insects on the green and a wonderful wildlife-friendly garden

Double delight of insects on the green and a wonderful wildlife-friendly garden

18 July 2021

Nature Notes columnist Jono Forgham kills two birds with one stone on a visit to Westland Green, Little Hadham.


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