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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.


Visit the amazing garden in Stortford that's a veritable nature reserve

30 June 2021
Visit the amazing garden in Stortford that's a veritable nature reserve

Visit the amazing garden in Stortford that's a veritable nature reserve

30 June 2021

Nature Notes columnist Jono Forgham tours the Hockerill habitat that's featured on TV's Gardeners' World and opens to visitors this weekend.


Three hours walking around Bat Willow Hurst is time well spent

19 June 2021
Three hours walking around Bat Willow Hurst is time well spent

Three hours walking around Bat Willow Hurst is time well spent

19 June 2021

Jono Forgham goes on a Nature Notes ramble around one of Bishop's Stortford's country parks and has to extend his day as there's so much to see


Unlocking the delights of a walk along the river to Sawbridgeworth

04 June 2021
Unlocking the delights of a walk along the river to Sawbridgeworth

Unlocking the delights of a walk along the river to Sawbridgeworth

04 June 2021

Jono Forgham heads off along the Stort Navigation for a five-and-a-half mile stroll, seeing birds aplenty, Highland cattle and a fox along the way


A walk along the River Rib with all the seasons in one day

22 May 2021
A walk along the River Rib with all the seasons in one day

A walk along the River Rib with all the seasons in one day

22 May 2021

Jono Forgham gets all weathers on a circular walk from Little Hadham to Standon but is well prepared - and there's the added bonus of a Cornish pasty


Nature Notes: Patmore Heath is a springtime gem on our doorstep

07 May 2021
Nature Notes: Patmore Heath is a springtime gem on our doorstep

Nature Notes: Patmore Heath is a springtime gem on our doorstep

07 May 2021

Jono Forgham heads to the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust nature reserve near Albury for a 7-mile stroll north and east.


The ground is high and I'm holding on... to see a wheatear

21 April 2021
The ground is high and I'm holding on... to see a wheatear

The ground is high and I'm holding on... to see a wheatear

21 April 2021

Jono Forgham goes on a circular walk from Wickham Hall to Farnham as he attempts to spot a summer migrant taking a breather on its journey north


Lots of tunes to be enjoyed on trip to the wonder Wall

09 April 2021
Lots of tunes to be enjoyed on trip to the wonder Wall

Lots of tunes to be enjoyed on trip to the wonder Wall

09 April 2021

Jono Forgham heads off on a sunny four-hour visit to Wall Wood where he is treated to plenty of birdsong as he encounters a plethora of wildlife


Circular stroll from Thorley to Allen's Green is paradise for birdwatchers

27 March 2021
Circular stroll from Thorley to Allen's Green is paradise for birdwatchers

Circular stroll from Thorley to Allen's Green is paradise for birdwatchers

27 March 2021

Nature Notes correspondent Jono Forgham enjoys a six-mile circular walk from St James the Great church in Thorley to Allen's Green and back


Exploring our urban nature reserves on a graveyard tour

13 March 2021
Exploring our urban nature reserves on a graveyard tour

Exploring our urban nature reserves on a graveyard tour

13 March 2021

Jono Forgham visits five local churchyards and cemeteries to see what he can find in sites that are perfect for a bit of birdwatching.


Wading into the issue of why the weir at Grange Paddocks has to go

26 February 2021
Wading into the issue of why the weir at Grange Paddocks has to go

Wading into the issue of why the weir at Grange Paddocks has to go

26 February 2021

With plans to remove the weir on the River Stort at Grange Paddocks concerning residents, Jono Forgham explains the reasons behind it.


Nature Notes: Spread your wings to enjoy some park life at Thremhall

13 February 2021
Nature Notes: Spread your wings to enjoy some park life at Thremhall

Nature Notes: Spread your wings to enjoy some park life at Thremhall

13 February 2021

Jono Forgham explores the habitat at Thremhall Park Business Centre and discovers there's plenty to see at the former Franciscan priory


Nature Notes: A woodland wander that must be heard to be believed

30 January 2021
Nature Notes: A woodland wander that must be heard to be believed

Nature Notes: A woodland wander that must be heard to be believed

30 January 2021

Jono Forgham strolls through the woodlands of Much Hadham for his latest Indie walk and is all ears as he enjoys plenty of bird song


Nature Notes: Unkempt and unmanaged habitats can be a real treasure trove

17 January 2021
Nature Notes: Unkempt and unmanaged habitats can be a real treasure trove

Nature Notes: Unkempt and unmanaged habitats can be a real treasure trove

17 January 2021

Jono Forgham enjoys a 5.5-mile circular wander from Birchanger across the M11 taking in part of the Flitch Way.


Nature Notes: Don't forget your wellies for this Stortford stroll

01 January 2021
Nature Notes: Don't forget your wellies for this Stortford stroll

Nature Notes: Don't forget your wellies for this Stortford stroll

01 January 2021

Jono Forgham gets stuck in to a 4-mile circular walk from Thorley church taking in Spellbrook, Thorley Wash and Southern Country Park.


Nature Notes: It's clear to see RSPB reserve is a beauty – even through fog!

19 December 2020
Nature Notes: It's clear to see RSPB reserve is a beauty – even through fog!

Nature Notes: It's clear to see RSPB reserve is a beauty – even through fog!

19 December 2020

Jono Forgham explores the RSPB reserve at Rye Meads, between Stanstead Abbotts and Broxbourne, and enjoys a pre-Christmas feast of wildlife


Nature Notes: Over 35 bird species from Grange Paddocks to Birchanger Wood

05 December 2020
Nature Notes: Over 35 bird species from Grange Paddocks to Birchanger Wood

Nature Notes: Over 35 bird species from Grange Paddocks to Birchanger Wood

05 December 2020

'I parked in Cannons Mill Lane and set off in marvellously frosty conditions... in the sharp early-morning light, the trees were dripping with birds.'


Nature Notes: Kingfisher on the Stort and a kestrel rescue in the Hadhams

21 November 2020
Nature Notes: Kingfisher on the Stort and a kestrel rescue in the Hadhams

Nature Notes: Kingfisher on the Stort and a kestrel rescue in the Hadhams

21 November 2020

Flock of siskins, first woodcock of the season and kingfisher highlights of Jono Forgham's return stroll from Twyford Locks to Great Hallingbury.


Nature Notes: A muddy good walk taking in Farnham and Manuden

08 November 2020
Nature Notes: A muddy good walk taking in Farnham and Manuden

Nature Notes: A muddy good walk taking in Farnham and Manuden

08 November 2020

Jono Forgham doesn't mind getting grubby on a circular wander with lots to admire, including a sparrowhawk, iridescent starlings and a vintage tractor


Nature Notes: I'm a fungi to be with when there's this much to see in Hatfield Forest

24 October 2020
Nature Notes: I'm a fungi to be with when there's this much to see in Hatfield Forest

Nature Notes: I'm a fungi to be with when there's this much to see in Hatfield Forest

24 October 2020

An array of mushrooms are on nature's menu when Jono Forgham enjoys a seven-mile stroll around Hatfield Forest for his latest Indie column


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