How well do you know your caterpillars? Take our quiz and see if you can match each wiggly larva to its adult form.
Some are bright and showy while others are subtle and delicate, but one thing’s for sure, all of the orchids found in our region are very special.
You don’t have to venture far to spot some really interesting and very cool wildlife. In fact, there are countless creatures you could find in your own home or garden.
You may have heard or even seen a cuckoo during spring, but have you seen a cuckoo bee? Learn all about these fascinating insects and pick up some handy ID tips.
Feisty and ferocious, dragonflies easily top their mythical counterparts when it comes to predatory prowess.
As the dark, cold days of winter finally start to fade, it’s time to head outside and enjoy nature’s wonderful signs of spring.
Any garden, no matter how big or small, can attract butterflies and moths. With gardens acting as important stepping stones between habitats, why not turn yours into a secret garden for insects?…
What a month. Storms Dennis and Ciara caused chaos across our region and Brockholes Nature Reserve was hit by flooding. Thankfully there was still plenty of wildlife to brighten up the month.
It’s definitely feeling fresh, but don’t let that stop you heading outside to explore the nature on your doorstep. Not sure where to start? Take a look at our January wildlife sightings in…
They’re snuffly, cute and loveable, they’re a little bit weird and completely wonderful; but when was the last time you saw a hedgehog?