The Tufa Field

Destruction of a habitat

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Radio Bristol Q&A with Dine Romero

David has been putting questions to the Council Leader, Dine Romero, on Radio Bristol’s John Darvall Show today, 3rd March. Listen here. With a hole this big, it’s probably a good idea to stop digging….

Frog Bonking Week!

With the sudden increase in temperature, look out for frogs spawning in still water. This also heralds the start of the migration of amphibians from the Tufa Field as they end their hibernation and seek out water to breed in. … Continue Reading →

Images from the Tufa Field 13-02-2021


Images from the Tufa Field -30/01/2021

Here some remarkable timelapse footage of two fallow deer. Check out the Gallery for some stills. The winter rains continue to feed the Tufa Field Streams. Here is the main stream where it enters the field from Stirtingale Farm. and… Continue Reading →

Politics – BATHNES Council

A report on progress made by Bath & North East Somerset Council to tackle the climate and ecological emergencies was presented to the council on January 21. “The climate and ecological emergency progress report asks members to note the wide-ranging… Continue Reading →

Tufa Field – Streams

Just a reminder of what it is we are losing here if the Tufa Field site is developed. And some problems for the developers!. (Warning – this is a large (128MB) file so will take a while to download).  

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

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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 →

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