Don’t over trim your holly bush




It’s an age-old tradition – using fresh holly branches to adorn your table and give your home a festive look – but conservationists are warning that … [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...]




Raccoon filmed wild in the UK




Wildlife Trust cameras have captured the first raccoon ever filmed in the North East of England. The North American mammal was photographed and … [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...]




Big Garden Birdwatch 30-31 January 2010




Now in it's 31st year the RSPB big Garden Birdwatch is hoping to gather even more sightings of garden birds than ever before. Around half a … [Read more...]




Barn Owl death survey




This winter’s snow and ice is having a devastating effect on local Barn Owl populations in Northumberland, especially in the uplands which have seen … [Read more...]