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Local Wildlife News – May to August 2017

Summer edition of Local Wildlife News magazine is now available!


Local Wildlife News is produced by the Greenways Project to help promote the huge amount of excellent events and activities going on in and around Ipswich.

Click on the cover image to download a pdf copy.

You can also collect a hard copy of the magazine, free of charge, from Holywells Park or Christchurch Park visitor centres, or the Tourist Information Centre and most libraries.

Snakes alive!

Here is a pair of Grass Snakes seen basking early this morning in Landseer Park by David Dowding from the IBC Wildlife Team. These reptiles are clearly benefiting from the recently created ponds, which supply them with a ready source of amphibian food (newts, fogs & toads).

And a video clip of one deciding it was time to leave…