Massingham Biodiversity Projects
There are regular biodiversity projects taking place in Great Massingham, please see the website for updates.
Biodiversity is a contraction of biological diversity, encompassing the variability and variety of life on Earth. Importantly, biodiversity includes all living things - not just wildlife.
Our Aim - To improve the biodiversity and accessibility of the Biodiversity Area and other ponds in and around the village greens. Dr Mike Jackson is the lead and the President of the Biodiversity Group whose work is part funded by the Parish Council and by the Groups self funding activities.
Where - Commons or Greens, Deciduous Woodland, Hedgerow, Ponds
Activity types - Grass cutting / haymaking, Path clearance, Pond management, Pond restoration, Scrub clearance, Tree planting, Walks / Education activities
Recent projects - he Biodiversity Group have cleared a large area of scrub and fallen willow trees increasing the pond back to it's original size. The pond banks have been improved to provide access around the pond and facilitate further planting at the margins. A wild flower meadow has been seeded providing habitat and food. Work continues on a monthly basis and as may be required from time to time
*Details correct at time of updated 24/5/21
Where to go
- North Side of the Pond