News items which first appeared on SpaceForNature during October 2005.
October 31st 2005New bumblebee bee found breeding
A garden birdwatcher discovered a new species of bumblebee nesting in one of his bird nestboxes!
October 31st 2005Don't make wild birds a flu scapegoat
Gardeners are being urged not to stop feeding garden birds this winter in the wake of concern over avian flu.
October 24th 2005Milk bottles and garden bird survey
A research student at the University of Birmingham trying to find out whether or not birds still attempt to steal the cream from doorstep milk deliveries.
October 24th 2005It's Feed The Birds Day!
The RSPB's annual 'Feed The Birds Day' is approaching - heralding the start of the important winter feeding season.
October 24th 2005Garden blackcaps here for the winter
More and more blackcaps are choosing to spend the winter in Britain and there is a good chance of finding them in the garden.
October 17th 2005Gardeners asked to contribute to frog survey
Gardeners are being asked to contribute to a simple national survey that should help establish the extent to which our frogs are under threat from disease.
October 17th 2005Conference examines the problem of unwanted garden introductions
The Royal Horticultural Society is to host a conference on the problem of pests and diseases which are introduced into this country through the horticultural trade.
October 3rd 2005Green roof for school pupils
I've long been fascinated by green roofs - they seem to be such a good solution to so many problems all at once. Some lucky school pupils in Nottingham are to get the chance to learn all about their benefits at first hand.
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