Latest Blog Posts

Deciding to harm nature

Last Friday afternoon, just when journalists were clocking off and the Saturday papers were being compiled for the printers, Defra announced that they would be allowing farmers to once again...

12/01/2021

Great Stag Hunt success 2020

The People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) had a fantastic response to the 2020 Great Stag Hunt, with more than double the usual number of records submitted. The Back from...

05/11/2020

Swanscombe Stories #4 – The Raven

A guest blog from local wildlife enthusiast Dave Clark I`m a birder. I like watching birds. Wherever they are, I`m rarely without my `bins`, a birder’s vernacular for binoculars. I...

05/11/2020

Swanscombe Stories #3 – Ode to a Pylon

Guest blog by Daniel Greenwood I first visited Swanscombe Marshes in March 2015. Spring was in the offing, a cold wind blew off the Thames. My friend introduced me and...

28/10/2020

Swanscombe Stories #1 – a Kestrel hovers

Guest blog by Donna Zimmer, local wildlife enthusiast from Swanscombe Marshes There is a September ‘nip in the air’ freshness as I reach the big blue skies at Swanscombe Marshes....

21/09/2020

Conservation Blog

Buglife Scotland welcomed Natalie Stevenson as Scotland Manager (maternity cover) last week. Natalie joins the organisation after more than ten years running small environmental charities. She is looking forward to...

21/09/2020