Preparing For The Water Voles
Photograph by Ian Schofield
At this time of the year, my work includes making preparations for the forthcoming spring and summer survey season, when many of our protected species become more active…
12th Feb 2019 11:24 AM
A Look At Bats In Winter
Hibernating bats. Photo by Robert Bell
I am thrilled to be writing my first column for the launch of the new Nature page in the Yorkshire Times.
A brief introduction to myself…..
Currently, I work…
11th Feb 2019 04:37 PM
Sedbergh Students Help Plant New Woodland
Students from Sedbergh School have begun planting 2,000 trees at Low Branthwaites as part of the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust’s Together for Trees campaign, which aims to plant 100,000 trees…
9th Feb 2019 09:00 PM
Communities To Have Greater Say In Protecting Local Trees
Environment Secretary Michael Gove today announced plans to create greater protections for trees in urban areas.
The proposals would ensure councils can’t cut down street trees without first…
30th Dec 2018 08:00 PM
New Species For Britain Found In York Museum Gardens
Leaf miner patterns. Photo by Chris Streek
A species of creature never recorded in Britain before has been discovered in the heart of York.
The tiny leaf miner known as Phytomyza scotina, is normally…
19th Sep 2018 01:52 PM