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There are deer on the Isle of Wight!

There are deer on the Isle of Wight!

As a lifelong Isle of Wight resident I first encountered wild deer here around 20 years ago. I sought to discover the local history of these fascinating creatures and their role in our woodland ecosystems. 731 more words


Is better protection for ancient woodland more than just a pipe dream?

The Woodland Trust has long championed better protection for the irreplaceable habitat of ancient woodland. It’s one of the core aims of our public advocacy work. 573 more words

Climate Change

Where is Natural England?

A prime job in the national parks’ world, chief executive of the Peak District National Park Authority, is about to be vacant. Jim Dixon, who has held the post with distinction since 2003, has decided to move on.  564 more words

National Parks

'Moor' politics & petty politics, so let's keep on 'badgering'?

It’s interesting to observe the tactics of the various ‘political parties’ ….

There appears to be a new breed of political animals assembling with agendas which seem to assist the traditional two party system masquerading as democracy?  668 more words

Executive Secretary

LIFE+ after Peat?

The LIFE+ Project for Thorne & Hatfield Moors was officially launched yesteday.

Natural England have secured some £2.3m of European funding which will build on the works currently being implemented by the… 231 more words

Executive Secretary

Government invents public-path law and misleads landowners

Over the last few months the familiar websites of agencies such as Natural England have been sucked into a generic government website http://www.gov.uk. The detailed information has been severely reduced and dumbed down.   497 more words


Bushy and Home Parks awarded SSSI status

Bushy and Home Park have been officially recognised as being among the most important places for wildlife in England. Both parks have been designated as new Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) as a recognition for their importance in nature conservation. 396 more words