Archive of: June, 2020

  • Species of the day: Meadow Brown

    Species of the day: Meadow Brown

    There’s no British butterfly species more ubiquitous than the Meadow Brown, found in just about every grassy habitat across the British Isles and indeed much further afield

  • Orchids in Sussex

    Orchids in Sussex

    Every year, Glenn goes out to look for and count orchids.

  • Species of the day: Meadowsweet

    Species of the day: Meadowsweet

    Should you happen to wander alongside a stream, you may become aware of a rather sweet fragrance, that of the dainty Meadowsweet

  • Ratty - or the Water Vole

    Ratty - or the Water Vole

    With my wetland hat on, I have a fondness for Ratty – otherwise known as the water vole. These charismatic little ‘water rats’ can act as a flagship for the positive action that we can take to restore our battered water environments.

  • A Time Machine

    A Time Machine

    The natural rhythms of the seasons, of daylight and the tides have a big influence on us and wildlife

  • Species of the day: Dark Bush Cricket

    Species of the day: Dark Bush Cricket

    You’re likely to see a Dark Bush Cricket crawling and sunbathing amongst ancient hedgerows, particularly in the southern half of Britain where they’re the most common

  • Species of the day: Hemlock

    Species of the day: Hemlock

    Hemlock likely needs little introduction for its reputation precedes it as a notoriously toxic member of the widely distributed ‘carrot’ family

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