All posts tagged: hedgehog

Help hedgehogs in your garden + WIN! A Seedball collection

It’s Hedgehog Awareness Week and to mark the occasion Seedball has collaborated with People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) to bring you their new Hedgehog Mix – specially created to produce a hedgehog friendly wildflower patch in your garden. All flowers in the mix – a blend of Birdsfoot Trefoil, Poppy, Red Clover, Self Heal, […]

Connect with nature for a boost to wellbeing

Spending time in nature and green spaces can relieve stress and anxiety with people reporting to feel much happier and healthier following an activity outdoors. In response to the recent coronavirus outbreak, and for those staying at home, The Wildlife Trusts has issued some simple tips and ideas to keep active while looking after yourself […]

London’s hedgehog hotspots revealed

A recent survey conducted by scientists from ZSL (Zoological Society of London)’s London HogWatch programme and People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) has revealed a mixed picture for native hedgehogs across the capital. The research, carried out over a two-week period in 2019, involved placing hundreds of cameras in several green spaces across London, from […]

Handy app offers top tips for helping hedgehogs

To coincide with National Hedgehog Day this Sunday 2nd February ‘Hedgehog Street’ has launched a new app offering monthly advice on how to help Britain’s favourite mammal. The new ‘Hedgehog Street’ app sends its users interactive top tips every month, showing how to help wild, native hedgehogs, together with all sorts of other helpful hedgehog […]

Spare a thought for hedgehogs this bonfire night

British wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) have issued some sensible advice ahead of Guy Fawkes night and any festivities this weekend. When building a bonfire and before lighting, remember to check for any wildlife that may have crawled inside, especially if the pyre has been created in advance. A large pile of twigs, branches […]

The perfect hedgehog home revealed

Wildlife charities the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) and People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) have been urging people to help hedgehogs by building them homes in their gardens. The recent heatwave has prompted more of us to help the nation’s favourite mammal, but what exactly makes the perfect hedgehog house? Last year, the first […]

First survey of British hedgehog houses taken

Hedgehog Street launched the first ever national Hedgehog Housing Census this week, a nationwide campaign set up by wildlife charities the British Hedgehog Preservation Society and People’s Trust for Endangered Species. The aim of the survey is to combat the ongoing fall in native hedgehog population numbers, which have declined by up to a third […]

Hedgehog Awareness Day in Stratford-upon-Avon

The team at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, are hosting a Hedgehog awareness day this Saturday 6th of May, marking the end of National Hedgehog Awareness Week. Family-friendly activities will be on offer throughout the day, including interactive talks explaining how you can help hedgehogs live happy and healthy lives in your garden. Crafty […]