Archives for June 2011

RSPB fights back against invasive plants




The RSPB is launching a battle against invasive non-native plants. As summer gets underway, the wildlife charity wants to make people aware of the … [Read more...]




Hedgehog Street – Neighbourhood watch for hedgehogs




A new project, called 'Hedgehog Street', is being launched by two charities to help stop the decline of the hedgehog population. Two charities, … [Read more...]




Bramble crop concerns scientists




Known by some as the bramble and to others as the blackberry, the small dark fruit found in hedgerows is becoming an essential tool in the recording … [Read more...]




Three chicks for Yorkshire falcons




Peregrine falcons nesting in the Yorkshire Dales National Park have produced three young. Staff and volunteers from the RSPB and the Yorkshire … [Read more...]




Mull’s white-tailed eagles bring economic benefit




Study reveals economic benefits from white-tailed eagles have risen sharply in Scotland. The economic benefits delivered by Mull’s white-tailed … [Read more...]




Fields of poppies, marigolds and chamomile




With just over 200,000 trees planted in the last 18 months, you'd be forgiven for expecting a sea of saplings at the Woodland Trust's Heartwood Forest … [Read more...]




Wild flowers return to hay meadow




Wildflower meadows are returning to the North Pennines, thanks to restoration project. The seven year scheme, run by the North Pennines Area of … [Read more...]




Charity asks for swift help




The RSPB wants residents and companies in London to help stop the decline in the numbers of swifts in the City. Every summer, London awakes to the … [Read more...]




Rare dragonfly returns to south Cumbria




After years of absence the first white-faced darters emerge at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve, near Kendal, in south Cumbria. The recurrence of this … [Read more...]




Harmonic Fields, Pierre Sauvageot – Ulverston, Cumbria




Organisers of the UK premiere of Harmonic Fields, installed by artist Pierre Sauvageot, say over 8000 people visited the unusual musical installation … [Read more...]