• Box Colour
  • Adonis blue

    Adonis blue

  • Emperor dragonfly

    Emperor dragonfly

  • Lilly of the Valley

    Lilly of the Valley

  • Grey seal

    Grey seal

  • Rainbow parakeet

    Rainbow parakeet

  • Saltmarsh surey - skinflats

    Saltmarsh survey - Skinflats

  • Grey-cushioned grimmia

    Grey-cushioned grimmia

  • Goatsbeard

    Goatsbeard

  • Colour
  • Meadow thistle

    Meadow thistle

  • Mountain pansy

    Mountain pansy

  • Surveying on Greenham Common

    Surveying on Greenham Common

  • Striped shieldbug

    Striped shieldbug

  • Puffin

    Puffin

  • Colour
  • Red kite

    Red kite

  • Monkey orchid

    Monkey orchid

  • Shining hookeria

    Shining hookeria

  • Tay survey

    Saltmarsh survey - Tay Estuary

  • Verdigris fungus

    Verdigris fungus

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News & Blogs

The wonder of Nature

Monday, 07 September 2015 10:24
A video popped up on my Facebook feed from BBC’s Big Blue Watch Live. Unusually for me I decided to watch the video. This video showed the presenter Steve Backshall interrupting someone he is interviewing…
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More financial strife for Kew Gardens

Tuesday, 18 August 2015 10:26
Kew Royal Botanical Gardens is in trouble. With a cut back in funding by the government of £2million a year, Kew now faces an annual deficit of £5.5million. Despite efforts to raise more income through…
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50 words for peat

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 09:35
I was excited when I first heard about Robert MacFarlane’s new book Landmarks. Not only is he an excellent writer, but his latest subject is one which can provide inspiration to the conservation movement. Landmarks…
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Sparrows and Hedgehogs: Declining Causes

Friday, 22 May 2015 10:26
  I jump in a taxi to the tuning-up-phase of the dawn chorus (around 4:30am) and I find myself unusually chatty for this time in the morning. Chris (the taxi driver) and I discuss various…
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The Importance of the Natura 2000 network and the Habitats Directive

Thursday, 21 May 2015 11:39
  The 21st May is European Natura 2000 day. This date celebrates the anniversary of the European Union government's adoption of the Habitats Directive: a powerful legislative instrument responsible for protecting seriously threatened habitats and…
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