Female Hazel Flower




We are all familiar with the male catkins of the Hazel but be on the lookout for the less obvious bright pink female flower. Catkins are the … [Read more...]




Snowdrop, crocus and daffodil – signs of spring




Following the dark nights and the freezing conditions of the UK winter, the first signs of spring are starting to appear in our hedgerows and … [Read more...]




Halcyon River Christmas Special




Halcyon River Diaries is back with a one off Christmas special on 27th December at 6.10pm on BBC1. What better place for a wildlife cameraman to … [Read more...]




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...]




Woodland Trust Photography Competition




Enter your photos in the first Nature Detectives national photography competition for children, for the chance to win a digital camera. The overall … [Read more...]




14 Spot Yellow Ladybird




This 14 Spot Ladybird (Propylea quattuordecimpunctata) was found in Cumbria early in the summer and we also spotted one in Lancaster. The … [Read more...]