Door to door in Tankersley

Tankerley  parish  covers  a wide area and so far we don’t have that many hedgehogs sighting recorded there, or many registered  Hogwatchers.   To address this we plan to do some door knocking in the parish from 19:00 to 20:00…

Roaming Hedgehogs

One of the problems of trying to assess the population of hedgehogs in an area is the fact that they roam over quite large areas and therefore several people might observe the same hedgehog over a period of time.  Hedgehogs…

Results from Hogwatch Day

Hogwatch Day went well, it was great to see all the Watchers and hedgehog enthusiasts who were there – thanks for coming. There was a report of our results in 2015, detailing what we have found out about hedgehogs in…

Hogwatch Day 2016

We would like to invite you to Hogwatch Day, where we will present the Hogwatch results for 2015. Where were hedgehogs spotted? How many? Where didn’t we find any? Why not? What are our conclusions so far? What are our…

Valentine Card Competition

How could you help hedgehogs? Enter our Valentine Card competition – then send the card to someone who could act Do you know a child with artistic talents who also loves wildlife – and hedgehogs? Our Valentine Card competition attracted…

Hedgehogs, Slugs and Slug pellets

Do hedgehogs eat slugs? Yes. Hedgehogs eat slugs although other prey forms a larger proportion of their diet, such as earthworms, caterpillars and beetles. This is based on the analysis of the stomachs of 137 dead hedgehogs. Hedgehogs consume a…