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Rachel’s Top 10 Winter Wildlife Tips

  How to help your garden birds survive through the winter 1.       Provide plenty of nutritious and fatty foods – In the winter, birds need more high energy foods because they burn more calories to keep themselves warm.  Recommended food … Continue reading

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East Park Tree Planting

Saturday, 24 November 2012 To celebrate National Tree Week 2012 (24 November – 2 December), we held a tree planting event for our park users in East Park, where we planted 18 trees. Those who took part were given the … Continue reading

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Not one to burst your bubble, but …

Balloons often bring a smile … to the face of adults as well as children.  Indeed, family birthday parties often seem to ‘lack something’ if balloons aren’t involved, somewhere pinned up to ceilings and sitting room walls; declaring the age … Continue reading

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Sensational Summer Snaps – A competition

Sensational Summer Snaps … a competition Contact information: Parks and Green Spaces, Wolverhampton City Council, Ground Floor, Civic Centre, St Peter’s Square, Wolverhampton  WV1 1SJ By telephone:  01902 551155 By email to:     wilf@wolverhampton.gov.uk About the competition … If you’re … Continue reading

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‘What’s that Daddy?’

We got a tweet from Neville Radford recently asking us what this was?   Do you know what it is?  No?  OK – we’ll let you in on it. Over the years we have tried to protect the wildlife that … Continue reading

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What a day for a daydream ….

On a beautiful sunny day like today I’d quite like to enjoy the park as others do. When you work in the park all of the time, you can miss the pleasure of just ‘being in the park’.  There’s always … Continue reading

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Why do we love nettles?

Why do we love nettles?   Read on … Gardeners in Wolverhampton can provide an important wildlife resource but their value is often overlooked.  A well-manicured garden isn’t necessarily unfriendly to wildlife; with a few tweaks here and there, it’s possible … Continue reading

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