Project Update- Sept 2020

Project Update- Sept 2020

I am really pleased to announce details of two new projects that will be taking place between now and March 2021.  Both projects have received funding from the Environment Agency (to whom we are very grateful) and will help improve the biodiversity and functioning of this precious chalk stream. The snappily titled “Lower Mill Fish Bypass Project” does exactly what…

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Summer Update 2020

Summer Update 2020

The banks of the brook are suddenly looking very lush and are attracting all sorts of insect life.  You might notice the tall purple spires of purple loosestrife which is a real magnet for bees and butterflies.  Look out for ringlets and meadow brown and perhaps even the odd marbled white at this time of year.  Keep an eye out…

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Winter on the Brook

Winter on the Brook

Letcombe Brook looks very different now and is much more visible with all the overhanging branches now bare of leaves. It’s a good time to try spotting trout as there is less cover for them to hide in but they are still well camouflaged and it can take a few minutes to get your eye in.  Good spots are the…

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