Category Archives: Nature reserve

2019 Round up and HNY

I’ll start with the highlight of 2019. The publishing of Get Your Boots On. An idea that had been in my head since 2016 and after years of writing, and then months of editing by the amazing Dived Up Publishing … Continue reading

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HS2 – Stand for the trees

Today saw well over 1500 people walking around Colne Valley and Denham with Chris Packham and campaign organisers of STOP HS2. Colne Valley and Denham are two of many areas that are being affected by the construction of HS2, the … Continue reading

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Starling murmurations

One of the most spectacular scenes during the cold, often dull, winter months is a starling murmuration. Thousands upon thousands of starlings gather, after coming in from miles around. They create amazing patterns in the sky for about half an … Continue reading

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Dolphins at Berry Head

The highlight of every visit we make as a family to Devon is a morning on Berry Head, looking out to sea for dolphins. Berry Head is a National Nature Reserve in South Devon. A short walk from the carpark … Continue reading

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Get Your Boots On – Book Launch

This week saw the Book Launch for my debut book Get Your Boots On. It has been the most hectic, nerve-wracking but fun week ever. Hugh Warwick very kindly hosted the evening to just over 100 people. A huge thank you … Continue reading

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Letters from Young Naturalists

This week I went to visit a class of young naturalists in a Primary school in Oxford. They were an amazing group of children full of enthusiasm and knowledge. Each one either brought in an object for the Nature Table … Continue reading

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Small mammal survey 2018

Last weekend I joined Oxfordshire mammal group on a morning of checking and collecting Longworth traps. Longworth traps are used in small mammal surveying. They are laid in areas with vegetation and baited with apple for moisture, bird seeds and … Continue reading

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Day 13 of 30 Days Wild – stalking lizards

A little while ago I was chosen as a Youth Ambassador for Pocket Pals app This app, which is going to be launched very shortly is aimed at connecting people with wildlife and the environment using their mobile phones. Through tracking 3D … Continue reading

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Day 8 of 30 Days Wild – Visit a nature reserve

Your local nature reserve is a great place to relax and watch wildlife.  Each nature reserve usually has its own specialist species. We visited Strumpshaw Fen which is well known for the Swallowtail butterfly. Strumpshaw Fen is located near Norwich, … Continue reading

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Day 6 of 30 Days Wild – Visit a bird hide

A very productive afternoon spent in a bird hide in Norfolk where we spotted a couple of Marsh Harriers and two Common Cranes flying over. Common Cranes can be seen passing through many parts of Britain in Spring and Autumn … Continue reading

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