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An introduction to Flowers and Insect Pollination with Tricia Moxey

https://www.wrengroup.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/GMT20200614-093424_Introducti_1686x768.mp4 During and after the Zoom broadcast comments were invited on the chat function, which can be found by clicking here: GMT20200614-093424_Introducti Some references relevant to the talk and discussion: 1 Walton, Richard E. et al (2020). ‘Nocturnal pollinators strongly contribute to pollen transport of wild flowers in an agricultural landscape.’ Royal Society Publishing, 2 …

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An Introduction to Plant Galls or what on earth is on that leaf? from James Heal – click for details

On Sunday 26 April at 11am the Wren Wildlife & Conservation Group Held its second free virtual meeting online using Zoom. After our successful first meeting on bees and bee-flies (see blog), this second meeting was on the topic of plant galls. James Heal, Chair of the Wren Group, is a passionate amateur advocate of …

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Wren Wildlife walk

  The February Wren wildlife walk was led by James Heal and started at Jubilee Lake. Even though the weather was windy and rather wet 20 plucky people turned up to hear about the abundance of birds on dispaly. Two Pochard, two Gadwall and four Shoveller mixed the more common Mallard and Tufted Duck and …

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Blooming January

Happy New Year! Could there be any better way to start off the New Year than with a search for plants flowering in Leytonstone? Not a question that has often crossed my mind, so I was a little surprised by the proposal from Tricia Moxety to do just that as part of the 7th Botanical …

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