Submitted by Churnetvalleyfarmers on Mon, 11/10/2021 - 13:29
Recently the Churnet Valley Farmers group enjoyed an inspirational day, with an amazing speaker, learning about dung beetles and their benefits to farming systems. In favourable conditions, with good populations, dung beetles can reduce dung pats in a matter of days.
Submitted by Alan Mansell on Wed, 15/09/2021 - 10:09
I am contemplating a canoe paddle from Oakamoor to Rocester. Has anyone done this section of the river recently? Apart from the weirs are there any other problem?
Submitted by Alan Mansell on Sat, 11/09/2021 - 15:17
Taken yesterday from my canoe, but where am I?
Submitted by staffswildlife on Sat, 26/06/2021 - 12:00
We are very pleased to confirm that nest boxes that we have been installing in Cotton Dell in recent years have been very successful this year and we have achieved the goal of encouraging pied flycatchers to nest.
Submitted by North Staffords... on Fri, 26/02/2021 - 20:51
2020 saw the North Staffordshire Railway Company (1978) take the lead on acquiring more coaches to support the future expansion of Churnet Valley Railway's services into Leek.
Submitted by staffswildlife on Fri, 26/02/2021 - 19:32
Today Staffordshire Wildlife's Nick Mott made a return visit to a Churnet Valley Living Landscape Partnership project that was initiated in 2016 during the programme funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Submitted by CVR Official on Thu, 24/09/2020 - 09:54
At the start of the year the North Staffordshire Railway Company (1978) Ltd launched the Leek Coach Appeal, to raise funds for the purchase of additional coaches to increase capacity ahead of the planned opening into Leek.
Submitted by staffswildlife on Fri, 19/06/2020 - 21:03
Nick Mott, Staffordshire Wildlife's ecologist, has been out and about in the Churnet Valley. These are some photos of the invertebrates he found. Have you seen any of these?
Submitted by staffswildlife on Fri, 19/06/2020 - 20:40
It’s been 10 years since we created the grassland on the restored slopes of the Lafarge quarry at Cauldon and the number of botanical species continues to increase.
Submitted by staffswildlife on Thu, 11/06/2020 - 17:00
The Common Butterwort, or Pinguicula vulgaris, is not common in Staffordshire. In fact, it is one of our rarest plants. Nick Mott, Staffordshire Wildlife's ecologist, found this specimen when he visited the Weaver Hills recently.