Recent natural history news for Hertfordshire is published here. If you have a noteworthy story, ideally with a photograph, please contact David Utting to have it added to this webpage.

HNHS rare botany books exhibited

Rare and historic botany books, bequeathed to the Hertfordshire Natural History Society more than a century ago, went on display for a few hours at University College London (UCL) on July 30.

Families enjoy the Festival of Wildlife

Despite rainy weather, more than 1,500 people, including many families, attended the Festival of Wildlife held over the weekend of 27 and 28 July in the beautiful setting of Panshanger Park, near Hertford.

Festival of Wildlife – Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July

Make a date with this year's Festival of Wildlife in the lovely surroundings of Panshanger Park on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July (10am to 4pm).

Organised by the Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust, in association with HNHS and Tarmac plc, this free festival celebrates the diversity of wildlife in our county and features walks, talks, family activities and conservation demonstrations.

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