Wildlife and its conservation

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The established woodland is home to squirrels and rabbits. These in turn are a food source for buzzards, whilst our resident owls feed on the numerous small rodents.

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Brown hares thrive within the parkland of the gardens. All our activities are carefully managed to encourage wildlife and increase biodiversity.

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One of our resident owls, shown here shortly after being rescued, having been inadvertently trapped in a bathroom of an adjacent property.

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Recent conservation work carried out on site means insects and amphibians are now thriving in the gardens.

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Mallard on the recently restored pond

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Local school pupil learning about the Lathom honeybees from one of our volunteers.