Our wildflower meadows are of vital importance for insects, small mammals, reptiles and birds and they also provide food for pollinators. However, since the 1950’s there has been a sharp decline in the area they cover.
Within Chelmsford we are trying to restore some of our wildflower meadows and to create new wildflower areas within parks in the city. This involves a lot of hard work throughout the year by Chelmsford City Council volunteers and staff. Below are some of the most important jobs to be carried out.