Thursday, 12 February 2009

Jupiter Wildlife Centre



I was at the wonderful Jupiter Wildlife Centre in Grangemouth today for a meeting of the Garden for Life group, which is looks at how gardeners and the horticultural industry can be encouraged to garden for wildlife and health. Luckily as part of the meeting we had a guided tour of the centre, which is made up of 10 acres of wildlife gardens and habitats built on reclaimed industrial wasteland. The Scottish Wildlife Trust in partnership with local people and industry have created an area of wetland, woodland and meadow containing 100s of native trees and 300 wildflower species. As you can see from the photos above, it's looking pretty wintry at the moment. During the meeting, there were lots of blue tits, great tits and chaffinches outside in the trees - yes I did allow myself to be distracted....
Meanwhile, over on One Night Stanzas, I have a poem and a bio posted as part of being this week's featured poet (thanks, Claire!). More to come tomorrow!
As for which is the lucky bunny, you'll just need to be patient.....

5 comments:

Dave King said...

Looks a fantastic place, as I am sure it is - fine poem, too.

d. moll, l.ac. said...

I am trying to be patient......Tyler and Sydney's ears are twitching.

Coastcard said...

Really enjoyed your One Night Stanza feature.

Faye said...

Juliet, congratulations on being featured on One Night Stanza. Clever poetry.

The Weaver of Grass said...

Love the quality of light in those photographs.