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The Theft…..

Over the last 21 years 10 – 15 elderly volunteers brave the winter weather to work in Grafton Wood. They have turned it into a place of great beauty and a haven from wildlife, a jewel in our intensively  managed … Continue reading

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Its Christmas……..

Grafton Volunteers Christmas lunch as a thank you for all the hard work of the year. We meet at Lower Kites Wood and Miriam cooks her famous venison casserole. We have a work morning first burning brash then the lunch … Continue reading

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Brown Hairstreak Egg Count

Simon and the gang have started counting Brown Hairstreak eggs.  The good news is that they have found eggs in new areas away from the Grafton core site.  However the egg count in the Orchards adjacent to Grafton Wood showed … Continue reading

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Grafton Ride Management

Despite the poor weather Grafton volunteers continue with ride management.  Ride 14 from the main gate and the south ride have been widened.  See pics  

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Autumn at Grafton

Some autumn pics

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Butterfly Analysis 2018

Look at the top of this page Grafton Butterfly Transect Analysis is now available. It shows another good year  – the 3rd highest count since 1999. Brown Argus and Common Blue’s were extremely high together with the whites. The overall … Continue reading

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Work Party every Wednesday

Grafton will be having work parties every Wednesday until next April. 10am from Grafton Church. Temperatures up to 20+ degrees again this week and Dave W found a late Brown Hairstreak together with Speckled Wood and Small Copper.

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