Our Wild Work
The landscape of Birmingham and the Black Country has a rich social, economic and natural heritage shaped by a complex history of rural, industrial, and more recent suburban and commercial land use. The wildlife is as varied and valuable as that of any other part of the United Kingdom.
The rare and the special are here, from scarce mammals like water voles and polecats to dragonflies and kingfishers, plus a huge variety of plant life, as documented in the trailblazing book ‘Flora of Birmingham and the Black Country’. Adding spice to this is an astounding mix of species reflecting the many peoples and trades that have come here from around the world – for example plants grown from Argentinian seeds, and African parakeets.
In line with our mission to see Birmingham and the Black Country internationally recognised for the quality and quantity of its wildlife within a generation our work has developed along these themes:
We are looking for friendly, independent and self-motivated people of all ages to work with us and encourage members of the public to…
Volunteer Day - Peascroft Wood
Come along to our volunteer day and help maintain the reserve for people and wildlife.
Wild About Woodgate Orienteering!
Combining running and map reading skills, orienteering is a great way to exercise mind and body on your own or with a team of family and…
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