A cheeky appearance on BBC Countryfile

Now that the show has aired, I thought I would draw attention to the most recent episode of BBC Countryfile where, around halfway through, I pop up in a short segment regarding Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s fantastic Hauxley Nature Reserve. A brief feature slotted nicely in the middle of some truly brilliant works focused on Roseate […]

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Happy Hedgehog Awareness Week

This year, The British Hedgehog Preservation Society is once again running Hedgehog Awareness Week (HAW) between the 6th-12th May. Designed to raise awareness of the plight of Britain’s hedgehogs, the week aims to educate people with regards to how they themselves can help out our spiny friends. Hedgehogs have declined by up to 50% since the beginning of […]

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Rare reptiles given a second chance at RSPB reserve

One of the UK’s  most threatened reptiles has been given a boost with the introduction of 21 young sand lizards to the RSPB’s Farnham Heath reserve. With summer just around the corner, sand lizards are looking forward to a brighter future after a project between the RSPB and ARC saw 21 sand lizards given new homes at […]

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Nature Notes #2

  Spring has sprung, at long last. And all about my local area, the sapphire blooms of English bluebell mingle with the garish, Simpson-yellow of lesser celandine and the pristine white of flowering wood anemone. The air encompassing them ripe with the stench of ramsons carried on the breeze and nearby waterways – the ponds, streams […]

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