RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend!




Don't forget to take part in the 2012 RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend. The world’s largest wildlife survey - takes place on Saturday … [Read more...]




UK native seed hub – a project aimed at restoring meadows




A new seed bank hopes to protect native plants from meadows and open spaces around the UK. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has launched the UK … [Read more...]




Whooper swan romance has happy ending




A pair of Whooper swans have bred for the first time in Norfolk, thousands of kilometres from their normal breeding grounds. Whooper swans pair … [Read more...]




‘Balconies, boxes and roofs could help tackle loss of UK biodiversity’ says RSPB




The RSPB is urging people to create a window box or turn their balconies and rooftops into miniature gardens. A haven for all kinds of … [Read more...]




Lifeline for struggling farmland birds




A study has found that by leaving patches of common ryegrass to go to seed instead of cutting for silage, birds have an abundant supply of seeds to … [Read more...]




Get on your bike and enjoy Cumbria




If you fancy a cycle in the open air and a ride on a railway then four events in Cumbria could just be for you. The first of a series of special … [Read more...]




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...]




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...]