‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 15 – the Nature Friendly Farming Network

Last month I spoke to four farmers who are part of the Nature Friendly Farming Network which was launched at the Oxford Real Farming Conference. Listen on for more details.

How to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly – Guest post by Emma Joyce

Doing your part to protect the environment may seem like something unimportant, but it can play a major role in big environmental issues. This goes far beyond recycling and buying organic food, which has become a constantly rising trend. Now, the time has come to pay more attention to some serious problems and do everythingContinue reading “How to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly – Guest post by Emma Joyce”

Caring for Birds this winter

There are roughly 574 known species of wild birds found in the UK all with their own distinct characteristics. The sweet sound of birdsong in the morning is often a sound taken for granted and it would be greatly missed if it were to disappear; let alone the impact on the environment and ecosystem ifContinue reading “Caring for Birds this winter”

Growing Vegetables throughout the Seasons – guest post by Michelle Whyte

Your enjoyment of fresh vegetables should never be interrupted by seasons. Spring and fall are two notorious seasons affecting the veggies supply and the arrival of frost in the fall signals gardeners to hang their gardening gloves. What gardeners and the general public may not know is that it’s actually possible to grow veggies inContinue reading “Growing Vegetables throughout the Seasons – guest post by Michelle Whyte”

BTO Wetland Bird Survey – February

A dodgy knee meant that I wasn’t able to join the local survey at the Naze last weekend, but for the purposes of the count, here were the results (18th February 2018): Grey Lag 7 Brent Goose 42 Canada Goose 2 Mallard 10 Wigeon c.20 Teal 28 Shoveler 30 Shelduck 5 Little Egret 1 LapwingContinue reading “BTO Wetland Bird Survey – February”