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Find out how to help local wildlife in Nottinghamshire.

Bird Nest Boxes

Bird Nest Boxes

There is no standard design for a nestbox and one can be made from a large variety of materials. Boxes should be sited so that they are not prone to attack by predators.

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Bird Pudding

Bird Pudding

One of the easiest and best ways you can help wildlife is to feed birds, either in your garden or from window feeders if you live in a flat or apartment.

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Boxes for Hedgehogs, Mice and Voles

Boxes for Hedgehogs, Mice and Voles

Boxes for mammals must not be treated with any preservative at all – not even paint or varnish. Mammals may use boxes for shelter, breeding or hibernation.

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Composting

Composting

Composting kitchen waste at home is easy as long as you have room for a bin or ‘heap’ in the corner of the garden. If you don’t, you could invest in a wormery as these can be kept in a shed or outhouse and take up less room.

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Frog and Toad Tips

Frog and Toad Tips

As the days get warmer, garden wildlife is gearing up for the coming year and frogs and toads in particular are on the move, gathering in large numbers in garden ponds across the country to do what comes naturally; produce a new generation of amphibians.

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Identification and Reference Books

This is a list of books which it may be useful to acquire for helping identify species.

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Species Recording

Species Recording

Tell us what you have seen! If you would like to report any Nottinghamshire wildlife sightings, please click below to find out the best person to contact.

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