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Stories from the Tufa Field No.6: In the Night Garden

It is slightly unfortunate for us as viewers that some of the best activity in  the Tufa Field is at night. But for the natural world, night time often equates to safe time – predators have more difficulty finding food,… Continue Reading →

Stories from the Tufa Field. No 5: Deer

Deer are a Marmite choice for many people. Left alone in gardens, they can devastate young plants, especially tulips and daffodils in the spring, and kill young tree saplings by eating their bark. But the counter argument is that Deer… Continue Reading →

Stories from the Tufa Field. No.4: Water

Without water, there would be no Tufa. Water, it’s sources, chemistry and geology is the key element to this unique and special site. In particular, the chemistry of the water, containing dissolved oolitic limestone, and the geology of the field… Continue Reading →

Stories from the Tufa Field No.3: Bats

The Tufa Field has been host to Bats since anyone can remember. The tree-lined lane and field boundaries provide summer roosting locations and the field pasture provides feeding grounds. Various Bat surveys over the years have identified, pipistrelle, lesser and… Continue Reading →

Stories from the Tufa Field No. 2 : The Red Fox

The foxes we see at the Tufa Field ( and in our streets and gardens) are Red Foxes, Vulves Vulves. These are extremely common across the whole of the northern hemisphere, being a top predator and highly adaptable to changing… Continue Reading →

Stories from the Tufa Field – No. 1: Buddleia

In this new feature, we examine in more detail the wide diversity of plant, animal and insect life to be found in the Tufa Field. We start with a plant familiar to some as the Butterfly Bush,  or Buddleia Davidii…. Continue Reading →

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