Encouraging Bats in our Gardens

  Going Wild – How can we encourage more bats in our gardens? When we first came to Tideswell (25 years ago), I can remember sitting at the top of our back garden on late summer evenings (possibly with a drink in hand) and watching bats flying around our houses. Lovely to see. Sadly, we […]

“Adopt A Bird Feeder” Project

The numbers of many of our most loved birds are in steep decline, including Song Thrushes, Swifts, Lapwing, and House Sparrows. There are many reasons for this – agricultural change, urban development, and climate change.  But there are things we can all do to help our feathered friends. We can provide homes and food – […]

TDEG Annual General Meeting 2021 – Draft Notes

Wednesday, 30 June 2021 Draft Notes Present: Lynn Crowe (Chair), Alice Overton, Claire McKenzie, Sue Barber, Sheelagh Handy, Frances Sussex, Laura Saunders, Jules Fell, Andrea and Rob Mitson, Kelda Boothroyd, Carina Humberstone, Deborah Fulford,   plus four members of the Climate Pathfinders Youth Forum. The TDEG Annual Report, along with our annual accounts, can be read […]

Wildlife Sightings – April – June 2021

Our wildlife sightings post for April-June 2021 includes news about butterflies and bats in Tideswell Dale, celebrating the success of `No Mow May’, and a host of orchids in our limestone dales. As usual, I’ll add all the additional species spotted in this quarter in the list alongside. The species we saw in the first […]

TDEG Annual Report 2021

Here is a copy of our Annual Report for 2020-2021. We hope you enjoy reading about the work of our project groups over the past year.  TDEG Annual Report 2021 (Click on the above title to read the PDF) We would like to thank everyone who has contributed and helped us throughout the year. Our […]

CPYF’s First Action

Surveying wildlife in Tideswell Dale brook – Water shrimps and insect larvae – What’s in the net? Climate Pathfinders’ first action in Tideswell Dale!  Working with Peak District National Park Rangers, the High Peak & Derbyshire Dales Climate Pathfinders Youth Forum met in person for the first time on a glorious June Sunday morning. Our […]

TDEG Committee meeting notes – 9 June 2021

TDEG Committee Meeting – 9 June 2021 Draft Minutes 1.Present: Lynn Crowe, Sue Barber, Claire McKenzie, Rob Mitson, Sheelagh Handy, Suzanne Leckie, Jules Fell (for item 4), Apologies: Josie Kilner, Alice Overton, Steve Elliott, Adam Saunders, Laura Saunders 2.Minutes of last meeting agreed. No matters arising not on the agenda. 3.Committee reports a. Chair: 130 […]

TDEG Summer Wildlife Walks

TDEG’s Wildlife Group are delighted to invite you to join them on three forthcoming wildlife walks around our area. Please note, that due to continuing COVID 19 restrictions, numbers will be restricted and booking is essential. Booking details below. Bat Walk in Tideswell Dale 7.30pm, Saturday, 28 August 2021 Meet at Tideswell Dale Car Park, […]

TDEG Wildlife Group meeting – 3 June 2021

Including Foolow Wildwood presentation –     Draft Minutes –    1. Present – Lynn Crowe, Nicky Loveday, Suzanne Leckie, Adam Saunders, Laura Saunders, Neil Buttle, Sue Barber, Gordon Rooke, Martin Beer, Andrea Mitson, Deborah Fulford, David Horne. Also John Fallows. Katie Edwards and Marianne Slater, from the Foolow Wildwood group. Apologies – Josie Kilner 2. Draft […]