Through July and August, Miranda and William Kendall have generously allowed the Trust's small herd of British White cattle to graze on organic pasture at Maple Farm. This break was planned to allow...
03 Sep, 2019
Another Prize for Premier
This year's Royal Norfolk Show (26 & 27 June) was designated a Centenary Celebration Show for the British White Cattle Society. Following the success at the South Suffolk Show of our first home-...
30 Jun, 2019
Adders Tongue Fern at Orchid Glade on 2nd May, with memories of our Open Day at Fromus Valley on 1st June.
12 Jun, 2019
Great Crested Newt Survey
The Ecology Consultancy has been contracted by Natural England to test selected Suffolk ponds for the presence of Great Crested Newts. The survey will help Natural England create maps of suitable ar...
03 Jun, 2019
Hawthorns at Simpson's Fromus Valley
Hawthorns at Simpson's Fromus Reserve: can we distinguish two species? Botanical recorders tend to walk eyes-down at Simpson's Fromus Valley Reserve, exploring the ancient semi-natural pasture flora....
30 May, 2019
A Prize-winner and a birth!
A PRIZE-WINNER: Under the gentle handling of Philip Baskett, the Trust's first-born pure bred British White calf Fromus Premier (above) has learnt to be led on a halter. At the South Suffolk Agric...
24 May, 2019
Good Friday grass
Spotted last week on Simpson's Fromus reserve, and subsequently identified by Martin Sanford: Luzula campestris - Field Woodrush or Sweep's Brush - also known as Good Friday Grass! Happy Easter!
18 Apr, 2019
Blackthorn year! Never been so good. Hurry to Simpson's Fromus Reserve!
14 Apr, 2019