Checking the insect traps

 

Insect trap with two dead pests at Osterley Park (image: Laura Brooks)

Insect trap with two dead pests at Osterley Park (image: Laura Brooks)

In today’s post, we will focus on the insects caught at Osterley upon a recent inspection of the traps around the house.  Be advised – there will be pictures.

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Conservation in Action at Osterley Weekend

Hajira preparing for Conservation in Action demonstration at Osterley Park House (image: Laura Brooks)

Hajira preparing for Conservation in Action demonstration at Osterley Park House (image: Laura Brooks)

During Osterley Weekend, a few weeks ago, the house team held two demonstrations of Conservation in Action, to highlight some of the work the team do around the house on a regular basis.  If you visited us during this weekend, you may have seen our Assistant House Steward, Kirsty, cleaning fire irons in the Entrance Hall.  Meanwhile, upstairs, in one of our store rooms, the second demonstration caused some trepidation for visitors who were brave enough to venture in. Continue reading