Monthly Archives: April 2011

Red Tape Challenge – whom to believe?

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has published the following myth-buster: The myth: there have been reports in the media that important environmental regulations in legislation such as the Wildlife and Countryside Act, National Parks Act, Clean … Continue reading

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Breeding bird survey

This morning I got up at 5.30 to be at Peterley Wood, Prestwood in Bucks to start my survey at 6.30.  I do this survey for the British Trust for Ornithology, walking two, one-kilometre routes across a grid square twice … Continue reading

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On the field trip to Saipet, India, in January, I met Manikin.  I’m afraid I don’t know how to spell his name.  He spoke hardly any English but he gave us a great welcome to the village. When we sat … Continue reading

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On the day after the Ramblers Cymru council meeting in Crosskeys, I joined the Ramblers’ walk to Twmbarlwm. We went up through the woods from Crosskeys through Coed y Darren.  On the way we passed the new kissing-gate which replaced an obstruction on … Continue reading

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