Otters on the River Eden




A boxing day walk along the river Eden in Carlisle and a unique chance to see one of our elusive riverside otters. There had been many … [Read more...]




Barn Owl may become extinct




The Barn Owl could become extinct, according to founder of The World Owl Trust. Tony Warburton MBE, the Founder and Honorary President of the … [Read more...]




Birds struggling in freezing conditions




Garden and migratory birds will suffer if arctic conditions continue according to a leading bird charity. Following the prolonged icy blast … [Read more...]




Red Kites doing well in Cumbria




Red kites, reintroduced into the Lake District earlier this year, are doing well according to the Forestry Commission. Reports indicate that they … [Read more...]




Caution – Don’t roast a hedgehog




A warning has gone out for anyone building a bonfire this Autumn to watch out for hedgehogs settling down to hibernate. Stacks of leaves, branches … [Read more...]




National Waxcap Survey




A call for countryside walkers to spot jewel-like fungi in the grasslands of Northumberland National Park Northumberland National Park is … [Read more...]




Red squirrel survey




The Forestry Commission has carried out the first ever full survey of the Red Squirrels at reserves in Cumbria. A total of 416 red squirrels … [Read more...]




Bittern numbers increase




Bittern numbers are on the increase,  according to the latest research. This threatened heron has enjoyed its most successful year since it … [Read more...]




Sparrows get drive-through food




Sparrows in an East Cumbrian town have found a unique way of finding food. Cars arriving at the Co-Operative store in Kirkby Stephen are given a … [Read more...]




Record breeding year for World Owl Trust




2010 is proving to be a record breaking breeding year for the World Owl Trust at Muncaster Castle near Ravenglass in the Western Lake District, with … [Read more...]