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Under the Oak in May by Karla Kane

A new video of a new song by Karla Kane of the Corner Laughers. Likes(9)Dislikes(0)

24 May with Leigh Day – sorry I can’t be there

  A Seminar hosted by Leigh Day and Matrix Chambers: ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE POST-BREXIT The second in a series of seminars   Chairs’ introduction: Tessa Gregory (Leigh Day) and Kate Cook (Matrix Chambers) Equivalence as a bottom line Essential environmental functions of community institutions and the safeguards of the Lisbon Treaty Richard Benwell (Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust) A robust basis for environmental principles Kate Cook (Matrix Chambers) Duties on public bodies Pete Lockley (11 King’s Bench Walk) Format and functions of a new scrutinising body Features and functions of a new body David Wolfe QC (Matrix Chambers) JR and an effective forum for enforcement Carol Day (Leigh Day) Animal rights and enforcement Paula Sparks (A-Law)    Date: Thursday 24th May 2018 Registration: 3.30pm Event time: 4pm- 6pm (followed by drinks and canapes) Venue: Matrix Chambers, Griffin Building, Gray’s Inn, London, WC1R 5LN RSVP to Events@LeighDay.co.uk   Likes(10)Dislikes(1)

Tim Melling – Skylark

Tim writes: Skylarks inhabit a variety of grasslands from sand dunes to grassy moorlands but they were most characteristic of arable farmland.  But from the late 1970s their numbers started to tumble when we switched from spring-sown to autumn-sown crops.  This hit Skylarks in several ways, not least by removing their winter stubble feeding habitat.  […]

Happy nuptials

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Paul Leyland – Barbut’s Cuckoo Bumblebee

  Paul writes: Searching for insects is a bit like birding. I have a home patch, life list, year list, etc. I even get to look for Cuckoos. So it was great when I found this bumblebee last week. A lifer on my home patch! It’s a good record as well. Barbut’s Cuckoo Bee (Bombus […]