Archives for July 2009

Podcast: Rain fireworks …




Whilst waiting for the rain to stop, on a video shoot yesterday,  our cameraman spotted the way that raindrops were hitting the stone slabs of a … [Read more...]




Pebble desktop wallpaper




Put a pebble on your desktop.  With our seashore pebble wallpaper. We have been out with the digital camera and have some great desktop images for … [Read more...]




Seaside Desktop Wallpaper




Summer has finally arrived and where better for a bit of fresh air than at the sea shore. We have been out with the digital camera and have some … [Read more...]




Humber Island restored for birds




With the help of special machinery – and a grant of nearly £50,000 – avocets have been given the best possible chance to breed again in one of their … [Read more...]




National Parks week starts Monday 27 July 2009




There’s good news anyone feeling the effects of the credit crunch this year - there’s probably a National Park within their reach with plenty of … [Read more...]




Extra Money for New Woodlands in Exmoor




The creation of new native woodland in and around Exmoor National Park has received a further boost with the news that the Forestry Commission has … [Read more...]




Osprey: Live video and 3 chicks




The Lake District Osprey Project team has completed a successful health check and ringing of this season’s young osprey chicks at the nest, near … [Read more...]




Hooray – Le Tree Bee is Back!




The Tree Bumblebee (Bombus hypnorum), a widespread native of mainland Europe (hence Le Tree Bee), has been spotted once again in Northumberland … [Read more...]




Sandwich Anyone? A surprise seabird spectacle …




For the first time in more than 30 years, hundreds of threatened Sandwich terns have settled to nest at RSPB Minsmere nature reserve, on the Suffolk … [Read more...]