Archives for September 2009

Northumberland’s pure water




Britain’s Cleanest Rivers are sourced in the Tranquillity of Northumberland National Park, says New Report Four out of the five of the cleanest … [Read more...]




Illuminated sheep slows traffic




Six solar-powered, vehicle-activated warning signs have been installed on two roads in the North York Moors National Park in a bid to cut the number … [Read more...]




The virtual nature reserve




England’s newest wildlife reserve - the Big Wildlife Garden – is ready for exploration! Launched this week by Natural England, via it's … [Read more...]




Podcast: Hedgerow fruit




English hedgerows are bursting with summer fruits and seasonal apples. Within 100m we found rosehips, apples and  brambles. All can easily … [Read more...]




Crushing bracken using horse power




Conservation experts will be using horsepower to help control the growth of bracken around historical sites in the Yorkshire Dales National … [Read more...]




Have your say on England’s publicly owned forests




People in Cumbria who live close to, work with, or enjoy the region’s woods and forests are being given the chance to have their say about the role … [Read more...]




RSPB searches for lost birds …




The RSPB is taking part in a global bid to try to confirm the continued existence of 47 species of bird that have not been seen for up to 184 … [Read more...]




Surge in butterfly numbers




The marsh fritillary, one of Britain’s most threatened butterflies has seen an unexpected surge in numbers this summer. A Recent surveys suggest … [Read more...]




14 Spot Yellow Ladybird




This 14 Spot Ladybird (Propylea quattuordecimpunctata) was found in Cumbria early in the summer and we also spotted one in Lancaster. The … [Read more...]