Guest Blog – Facebook Nature by Lucy McRobert

Lucy McRobert is an environmental historian, nature writer, wildlife blogger and Creative Director of the ‘A Focus On Nature’ scheme, which seeks to encourage young people into nature conservation careers in Britain. She gained a First Class degree from the University of Nottingham in 2012; she has written for Nottinghamshire Today in conjunction with Nottinghamshire…

Guest Blog – Forever for what? How the National Trust can inspire more by making the most of conservation by David Hodd

Until recently, David Hodd was Countryside Operations Manager on Purbeck for the National Trust. He and his team had the privilege of caring for places like Hartland Moor, Studland Heath and Dancing Ledge. His original inspiration to work in conservation came from a childhood playing at Sharpenhoe Clappers and Barton Hills. David is now working…

Guest Blogs

I’m always interested in offers of Guest Blogs for this site.  If you have a burning issue that you would like to get off your chest, and you can write in an interesting way, then get in touch, please. You can’t buy your way onto this site – no-one has ever paid to publish a…

Guest Blog – BTO & CLO by Andy Clements

  BTO recently hosted a visit from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology (CLO), Ithaca, NY, USA marking the exciting culmination of a year’s discussions to set up a long-term collaboration between our two organisations. It is thanks to Mark for initiating contact between myself and John Fitzpatrick, CEO at Cornell Lab, following Mark’s US road…