Category Archives: Native species

Hello again and #30DaysWild

lulovelock (https://lulovelock.wordpress.com/) has inspired me to return to this blog, with her amazing photography, particularly linked to #30DaysWild. It has been three years and a few things have changed I’ve married (Amy Norman now), moved house and I’ve gone from being

Hello again and #30DaysWild

lulovelock (https://lulovelock.wordpress.com/) has inspired me to return to this blog, with her amazing photography, particularly linked to #30DaysWild. It has been three years and a few things have changed I’ve married (Amy Norman now), moved house and I’ve gone from being

World’s First Vertical Forest

This has come from HuffPost, via I F*cking Love Science. I absolutely love the concept and I really hope that it works for the developers, and consequently lead to more being built in cities around the world. When talking about

World’s First Vertical Forest

This has come from HuffPost, via I F*cking Love Science. I absolutely love the concept and I really hope that it works for the developers, and consequently lead to more being built in cities around the world. When talking about

To ID a Bee

Today I spotted a common carder bee (Bombus pascuorum) a type of bumblebee that I had not previously seen! They are found throughout the UK, and are the only widespread bumblebee species that is almost entirely yellow/ginger in colour. The

To ID a Bee

Today I spotted a common carder bee (Bombus pascuorum) a type of bumblebee that I had not previously seen! They are found throughout the UK, and are the only widespread bumblebee species that is almost entirely yellow/ginger in colour. The

Identifying plants

Today I discovered a fantastic tool for identifying trees and shrubs, in my quest to identify the plant species in my garden. There are lots of mature plants, but unfortunatley my botany is not what it could be. However, thanks

Identifying plants

Today I discovered a fantastic tool for identifying trees and shrubs, in my quest to identify the plant species in my garden. There are lots of mature plants, but unfortunatley my botany is not what it could be. However, thanks

Kids say the funniest things

I am currently involved in delivering an after-school club that we developed this year to engage local children with the issues surrounding the environment and conservation. An integral part of this project has always been to comprehensively evaluate its impact

Kids say the funniest things

I am currently involved in delivering an after-school club that we developed this year to engage local children with the issues surrounding the environment and conservation. An integral part of this project has always been to comprehensively evaluate its impact

Turtles and Marine Litter

This is a topic I cover a lot with conservation – the key is getting people, often kids, to put themselves in the position of the animal. “What does the turtle see?” “What would they assume?” To a turtle (in

Turtles and Marine Litter

This is a topic I cover a lot with conservation – the key is getting people, often kids, to put themselves in the position of the animal. “What does the turtle see?” “What would they assume?” To a turtle (in

Campaigners call for ban on seabird killer

Originally posted on Green Living London:
This pair of guillemots were casualties of pollution by PIB. Pic: RSPB Three leading wildlife organisations have joined together to call for the ban on the discharge of polyisobutene (PIB), which has killed hundreds of…

Campaigners call for ban on seabird killer

Originally posted on Green Living London:
This pair of guillemots were casualties of pollution by PIB. Pic: RSPB Three leading wildlife organisations have joined together to call for the ban on the discharge of polyisobutene (PIB), which has killed hundreds of…