On Saturday 11th March 2017 the annual Herts Bird Club/BTO conference was hosted by Affinity Water in Hatfield. Despite the lure of the mild spring weather and the first trickle of spring migrants starting to arrive it was well attended by over 100 people.
The latest book from HNHS a comprehensive guide to our county's butterflies, including their status, history, ecology and conservation needs – the first detailed account of butterflies in our area for almost 30 years. Written by our county recorder, Andrew Wood, you can order it now at the special price of £19.99.
Have a look at the fascinating new free internet based bird atlas, thamesandchilternbirdatlas.org.uk, covering the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.