Forms 6 and 7 took a break from birdbox construction to build two simple yet effective Bug Chalets.
These will complement the Bug Hotel as part of the Bug Resort along the Melrose RFC fence and beside the Form 4 classroom.
Each Bug Chalet is made from beans tins packed tightly with sticks, dried grass, leaves, moss and stones. They should provide valuable shelter for a wide variety of invertebrates throughout the year.
We can expect to find little creatures from spiders and butterflies to woodlice and solitary bees sheltering, feeding and breeding in the tins over the coming months.
Well done to all involved!
Mr T Rawson
Jules Birdsall, 08/03/2017