Junior rangers build 'bee hotels' for winter in Chigwell

Youngsters build 'bee hotels' for winter

Junior Rangers get into some brick and flowerpot painting at Grange Farm in Chigwell

Sophie Pearce

Ted Swain

Shyma and Rema Millman

Robyn,Sage and Zane Dell

Amelia and Isobel Finn

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East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter - Epping Forest

Youngsters have been constructing hotels and homes for bees and bugs in preparation for winter.

Children aged five to 11 took part in a Junior Wildlife Rangers day at Chigwell Meadows and Roding Valley Meadows Nature Reserve in Grange Farm Lane today.

The ‘rangers’ learned about ‘minibeasts’ such as insects, bugs and bees and ensured they had accommodation during winter by painting and preparing bricks and pots for the animals to hibernate in.

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