Nine weeks and over 140,000 signatures

This petition has now passed 140,000 signatures and may very soon pass 141,000 signatures. The wording of the introduction has changed and the way the counter works too – that may please some readers of this blog. Please sign #stateofnature petition https://bit.ly/3kjLIsX – thank you! Likes(8)Dislikes(0)

In today’s Guardian magazine

Is that a fire beater or a white flag? Grouse moor management under fire in this long article in today’s Guardian. Simon the gamekeeper says; Without burning you wouldn’t have the grouse estates: you would have bogs, you’d have rushes and nothing else https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/may/01/its-become-them-and-us-battle-to-burn-englands-moorlands …in a way that almost makes it sound as though he…

Guest blog – HS2, Natural England and Jones Hill Wood, by Dominic Woodfield

Dominic Woodfield is the Managing Director of Bioscan, a long established and well-respected consultancy specialising in applied ecology. He is a life-long birder, a specialist in botany, habitat restoration and creation and in protected fauna including bats, herpetofauna and other species. He is also a highly experienced practitioner in Environmental Impact Assessment and Habitats Regulations…