Category Archives: Natural history

The elusive bee-orchid

I got up early on 13 June to look for a bee orchid. Continue reading

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Hunt for the black poplar

I returned to Hanbury Hall in Worcestershire to meet the local Ramblers and find the black poplars. Continue reading

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Better for butterflies

The Dartmoor Preservation Association conservation volunteers did great work improving Common Wood for butterflies. Continue reading

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Have a wander in the waste

The Dartmoor Preservation Association has published a guide to High House Waste. Continue reading

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Ian’s day

On 10 June friends and colleagues of the late Ian Mercer gathered on Dartmoor to celebrate his life. Continue reading

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Hanging in the wind

At Otmoor I saw marsh harrier and hen harrier simultaneously and then a Cetti’s warbler. A good day. Continue reading

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They will not be moved: Save Beeliar Wetlands

The campaigners against the Roe 8 highway, which threatens the unique Beeliar Wetlands in Western Australia, will not give up. Continue reading

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