Destruction of a habitat

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Big Garden Birdwatch and #winterwatch

The Big Garden Birdwatch is coming on the weekend of the 29th January. Documenting our wild bird species numbers is a vital part of monitoring our ecological health. When places like the Tufa Field disappear, the knock-on effects to wildlife… Continue Reading →

Images from the Tufa Field – 11/01/21

This week’s videos and pictures from the Tufa Field. For other pictures, visit our Gallery and News Pages. Despite the cold, the Tufa Field is beginning to wake up. Green shoots from the roots of shrubs and trees removed by… Continue Reading →

Storm Bella and Moorlands Schools

Storm Bella brought a significant amount of rain to the Tufa Field and surrounds at a time when the ground is already saturated.

Biodiversity Net Gain

Sticky Post

One tool made available to developers to overcome objections to developments on the grounds of loss of habitat is the concept of ‘Biodiversity Net Gain’. This is a mechanism that allows developers to substitute habitats, i.e swap one piece of… Continue Reading →

The Tufa Field At Christmas

One of Santa’s having some downtime. If you’ve ever wondered what some of those strange screams are in the night, turn up the sound and listen to the cry of one of our young foxes. Just for Christmas and nothing… Continue Reading →

Bob Goodman

@bobcombedown Bob Goodman’s  support for the Tufa Field Campaign has been vociferous, passionate and welcomed. The response of Avon Wildlife Trust, who we might expect to be at the forefront of Ecological Emergency actions,  is disappointing and bewildering. The loss… Continue Reading →

Images from the Tufa Field – 28/11/2020

In the week of #plantbritain, remember the trees we have are every bit as important as new trees we might plant.   For more pictures and videos, view our News Pages

Images from the Tufa Field – 13/11/2020

The night is when the Tufa Field comes alive. Here’s the sound of a Vixen calling. Sound travels far at night, but we also caught the sound of probably illegal poaching nearby. The Meandering Badger… with the sound of a… Continue Reading →

Slow Worm Investigation at the Tufa Field

So another embarassing event for BathNES Council. The Council has concluded its ‘investigation’ and decided that ‘no slow worms were harmed during the clearance of the Tufa Field’. We are left to conclude that this was in fact an act… Continue Reading →

Images from the Tufa Field – 25/10/2020

As people have retreated from the Tufa Field, it has begun to recover a little and the wildlife is taking it back. There are now too many images to share all of them on this site, especially at night, but… Continue Reading →

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