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My Silver DofE Expedition - Shropshire

Over Easter I was away on my Silver Duke of Edinburgh practice expedition in Shropshire.

Our expedition “aim” (if only you could count “to get to the end!”) was to compare the rural environment in Shropshire to that of our home areas. 365 more words


Trail Camera Successes & Fails: badger sett and wildlife café

In the last few days I’ve been struggling a little with my trail camera. It has a habit of recording daytime footage perfectly, but then decides to die a few seconds into recording its first piece of night-time footage, until it’s reset. 352 more words


Cherhill shenanigans 

We had a wonderful uphill walk at Cherhill this afternoon. Plenty of wild flowers on the chalk downs. Rolo got scent of something and scampered down the banks with me in pursuit. 120 more words

Fascinating wildlife fact #16: badger setts can be hundreds of years old

And may still be lived in by descendents of the badgers who dug it. Your local badger sett may be older than your house.