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Rewilding is not all about Wolves

A few weeks ago I was in Bute Park, central Cardiff when I saw some people tearing out plants and smashing them up. I thought they were doing harm so of course I asked them what they were up to. 560 more words

Real Life

Clearing the Ravensbourne in Beckenham Place Park

As part of the 3 Rivers Clean Up the Nature’s Gym volunteers cleared part of the River Ravensbourne in Beckenham Place Park.  Their work involved picking up litter and pulling up Himalayan Balsam.   238 more words

Nature's Gym

Invasive species, butterbur & a friendly robin

Yesterday I was out balsam bashing (yes, again) but this time with the Lake District Young Rangers, the group of young volunteers that help the adult National Park Rangers out with their conservation work. 274 more words


Early Morning Tent Visitors On The Dales Way

On Sunday I set off to walk the Dales Way, a long-distance footpath from Ilkley in West Yorkshire to Bowness-on-Windermere in Cumbria – a distance of around 80 miles. 383 more words


PKC Conservation Volunteers tackle Himalayan Balsam in Crieff

Greenspace Ranger Richard Armstrong will be leading our Conservation Volunteer task at Lady Mary’s Walk in Crieff, tomorrow – Saturday 4th July. Volunteers will be removing invasive non-native Himalayan Balsam. 106 more words


30 Days Wild - Day 23 Part 1 - Himalayan balsam

Sorry for no blog post yesterday – I was out all day yesterday and got home late (hence why I am now really tired) so here is what I did on Day 23 of 30 Days Wild. 423 more words


River Clean-up Event - Sunday 28th June

Next river clean up event

Date: Sunday 28th June
Time: 10.15 for 10.30
Place: River Stour Bridge
Parking: Wherever you can along Millrace Lane or Bonded Warehouse area. 347 more words