Met Office WoW site passes 12.5m observations mark




The Met Office Weather Observations Website - WOW, has received more than 12.5 million weather observations from weather enthusiasts from more than … [Read more...]




Book review: Dormice




Dormice by Pat Morris is one of the latest in the British Natural History publications from Whittet Books. This second edition publication gives a … [Read more...]




Devon hedge photo competition – winners announced




Phil Hemsley from Totnes has won the Devon Hedge Group photo competition for 2011 with his picture ‘The Cauldron’  looking over the Wytchcombe & … [Read more...]




First winter bitterns return to Rye Meads




The first 2011 winter Bitterns have returned to Rye Meads nature reserve, in Hertfordshire. Just one week after 1000 small silver rudd were … [Read more...]




Barn Owl surprise at Lindisfarne Castle




A plastic owl was on the list of things to look out for on the Lindisfarne Castle halloween Trail, but visitors got a little more than they bargained … [Read more...]




Scottish Birdfair Announced for 2012




The first annual Scottish national event for bird and wildlife watching enthusiasts has been announced for 19 - 20 May 2012. Bringing together the … [Read more...]




Coppice by-product may have a use




A chance conversation at the Holker Garden Festivalmay have led to a use for previously discarded brash, a by-product of coppicing South … [Read more...]




Lottery money to help protect Bumblebee




Volunteers will be helping to protect the UK’s endangered bumblebee population as part of a three-year conservation project supported by a £340,000 … [Read more...]




Bittern numbers recovering according to research




Britain’s loudest bird, once extinct in the UK, has enjoyed its best year since records began, according to a new survey by the RSPB and Natural … [Read more...]




Could 2011 have two autumns?




The Woodland Trust is calling on the public to help them track the early signs of autumn to see if it is affected by the unusual seasonal events that … [Read more...]