Rising Tide

The autumnal equinox, when day and night are almost equal, has come and gone, the nights are getting longer, temperatures cooling and we begin to look forward to winter fires and long evenings. Predictions begin to come in as to where in the UK will actually receive snow this year. The Harvest Moon came uponContinue reading “Rising Tide”

‘Diversity on your Doorstep’ – Guest post by Elizabeth Mills

Elizabeth Mills graduated last summer with a first in marine biology from Swansea University. She is now undertaking an interdisciplinary Msc by Research combining marine biology and engineering. She runs an illustrative website (marinemumbles.com) on which every Sunday evening she posts a painting of a species, along with a short description. In this post, as partContinue reading “‘Diversity on your Doorstep’ – Guest post by Elizabeth Mills”

‘Dive in to Marine Protected Areas’ – Guest Post by Jess Mead

Jess Mead is a keen diver and Marine Biology graduate currently working for the National Marine Aquarium, coordinating the Community Seagrass Initiative in Weymouth, Dorset. She was previously a Marine Conservation Trainee at Dorset Wildlife Trust working at the Kimmeridge Marine Centre and before that she volunteered on various conservation projects across the world. You canContinue reading “‘Dive in to Marine Protected Areas’ – Guest Post by Jess Mead”

Devon Coastal Defence Work

This weekend, along with another 8 volunteers from Bristol University Conservation Group, I battled wind and rain to repair the defences to the dune system that the group put in place last year. A Devon County Council Scheme, the structure consisted of a stake system with chestnut paling strips of fencing creating a groyne system.Continue reading “Devon Coastal Defence Work”