Milham Ford Nature Park
For those who aren't already aware of this
(it seems there are some):
Updated 7 March 2014
Here.com aerial view of the Park
Plan of the Park with links to slideshows of the different areas
Also, roundworm eggs in dogs' faeces can survive for up to 5 years in the soil. If they get into a person's system, they can cause total blindness - as with the toddler who lost the sight of an eye (click here) and a woman who had to have an eye removed 30 years after becoming infected (click here).
Fouling by dogs is an
increasing problem in the Park - click
Please don't bring any plants from your garden ponds to Milham Ford Park, no matter how attractive you might think they would be there - see 'Be Plant Wise' article.
New Gates and
Notice Board for the Park
Funded by money from
For more photos - click here
23 January 2014
Dr Jocelyne Hughes and Robert Aquilina led a survey by students on an Oxford University course in ecological survey techniques (Insect Taxonomy & Field Sampling Skills). The course was a collaboration between the Department for Continuing Education and the University Museum of Natural History. For a slideshow of the event, click here.
Future NMWG events
New: List of vertebrates & invertebrates found in the ponds
Arable weeds of Milham Ford Park and why wildflowers are important
Judy Webb's list of fungi found in the Park (webpage and Excel versions, Dec. 2013) can be found on the Fungi page.
Slideshow of fungi found in the Park.
The Wildlife of the Park - Past, Present and Future: a talk given by Dr Judy Webb at the New Marston Wildlife Group 2012 AGM.
Judy Webb's involvement with Milham Ford Nature Park