Archives for February 2010

Exmoor Hedge Funds




Cash prizes of up to £200 are up for grabs in the 2009/10 Exmoor Hedge Competition. The competition has a junior class for people up to 25 years of … [Read more...]




Search for historic dovecotes




The hunt is on for historic dovecotes in the Yorkshire Dales. Owners of the up-market accommodation for doves and pigeons are being asked to get in … [Read more...]




Award for wood fuel boiler installation




A special ‘green’ boiler that heats the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority’s offices in Grassington has won a top regional award – less than … [Read more...]




National Nest Box week




Warmer weather and longer days in the UK are a signal that many migratory birds are about to return from their winter residences. Once more the … [Read more...]




Petition demands end to killing of birds of prey




Wildlife Minister Huw Irranca Davies has accepted a petition signed by more 200,000 people and many organisations demanding an end to the killing of … [Read more...]




‘Masters of Light’ – in the North York Moors




‘Masters of Light’, an exhibition by professional photographers Mike Kipling, John Devlin and Brian Jobson, begins a run of photographic exhibitions … [Read more...]




Swans in the City




Recent bad weather and frozen waterways have brought animals away from their normal habitats and into the built up areas where we live, in the hunt … [Read more...]




First signs of Spring in Cumbria




Looking out into the garden this afternoon we can see the first signs of spring. After all the cold icy weather the first shoots and flowers are … [Read more...]