Guest blog – World Land Trust appeal by Andy Langley

Andy Langley is a wildlife enthusiast and supporter of World Land Trust (WLT), who will be doing a sponsored birdwatch this October to raise money for WLT’s ‘Life on the Edge’ appeal, to save unique foothill forests of Ecuador’s eastern Andes which are under threat. Each October, for the last five years, my employer Ecclesiastical…

Guest blog – Saving Dead Wood (2) by Les Wallace

Who I am – Scottish with a fascination for wildlife from childhood – in lieu of formal qualifications (and not being able to flash them about!) – was on the 1990 International Youth Conservation Exchange to Hungary, was the 1993 winner of the BBC Wildlife Magazine ‘Realms of the Russian Bear’ competition and spent nearly…

Guest blog – New paper, same old…

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…

Guest blog – Saving Dead Wood (1) by Les Wallace

Who I am  – Scottish with a fascination for wildlife from childhood – in lieu of formal qualifications (and not being able to flash them about!) – was on the 1990 International Youth Conservation Exchange to Hungary, was the 1993 winner of the BBC Wildlife Magazine ‘Realms of the Russian Bear’ competition and spent nearly…

Guest blog – Save Danes Moss by Simon Browne

Simon enjoys watching wildlife and hands-on conservation work in his spare time. Voluntary work includes being a parish councillor, which allows some championing and practical enhancement of the local environment, but he finds the battles against development that involves extensive nature destruction very frustrating, though necessary. The work of the Save Danes Moss group has…