Friends of Dothill Local Nature Reserve
Review 2019 - 2020
Great crested newts
Gallery 3: 2020 -
Gallery 2: 2018 - 19
Gallery 1: 2016-2017
Mammal trap 18th Oct
Bat walk 14th Sept
Mini Beasts 9th Aug
Open Day 6th July
Woodcraft 10th May
Shrops pine martens
Telegraph toad story
Wetland update 2019
Review 2018 - 2019
Friends & the Co-op
Love your River
School stone project
Water testing award
Review 2017 - 2018
News 2016 & 2017
Review 2016 - 2017
Tee Lake carp
Swan family 2020 (2)
Swan family 2020 (1)
Swans & cygnets 2019
Otter & young
50 Tree Trail
Three Bridge Way
Water quality tests
The two Williams
Now a playground ...
The old houses
Field Study Guides
Friends at work and flora & fauna
We have breeding green woodpeckers on the Reserve - July 2020.
Adult green woodpecker with young - Beanhill Brook July 2020.
Musk mallow - June 2020.
There's always one! Continuing with path laying at Donnerville Close - 30/06/20.
Some directional signposts will be going up around the Reserve - here's the first, at the crossroads by Millennium Wood.
Wild flowers in one of the meadows - June 2020.
Heron on the hunt - Tee Lake 25/06/20. Great photo Sylvia.
Another lovely photo from Sylvia - a male chaffinch in full voice - 25/06/20.
This week we were able to resume laying the path at the Donnerville Close entrance to the Reserve - 23/06/20.
Keith installing new signpost - nice job! 23/06/20
A lovely larch bench, one of five now installed around the Reserve. Thank you to Telford Woods.
More path clearing work around Tee Lake - 16/06/20.
Socially distancing volunteering - clearing one of the Tee Lake paths - 09/06/20.
One of the Friends affixing the anti-slip surface to Dothill Bridge - June 2020.
Several new bird and bat boxes have been installed - June 2020.
A potential home for the beautiful insects called lacewings - June 2020.
Hedgehog house - June 2020.
Great spotted woodpecker - lovely photo by Sylvia Jones - May 2020. This is a male (the female has no red on her head).
Smooth newts have been spotted in a pond on the Reserve - May 2020.
Smooth newt - May 2020.
The lovely froth of a hawthorn, with its 'May' blossom.
Cow parsley in the Wellingtonia field - May 2020.
Single flower-head, ramsons or wild garlic - May 2020.
Beanhill Woods are full of cow parsley again this May.
There are some fine carp in Tee Lake this spring.
Just 2 cygnets for the Tee Lake swans this year but they're in fine fettle!
One of the native bluebells planted by the Friends, so much more delicate than the Spanish ones and hybrids. Thank you for the photo, Jerry.
There are some cheerful sights on the Reserve in these testing times - April 2020.
The celandines are now carpeting some of our woods - April 2020.
Lovely cherry blossom - April 2020.
Nice to see some violets and celandines on the Reserve - March 2020.
Gorgeous bullfinch pair (the brightly-coloured one is the male). Thank you to Sylvia, February 2020.
Male sparrowhawk on the Reserve, another beautiful photo by Sylvia. February 2020.
Plenty of willing hands today on path work by the 'snake' field - 03/02/20.
A really good start - 03/02/20.
This week the volunteers cleared some plastic tree supports from Donnerville Spinney - 25/02/20.
Dead-hedge now complete with gate - 25/02/20.
Beautiful native daffodil by Tee Lake - 23/02/20.
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