CCRI’s Matt Reed took part in a study and co-authored a paper which has been published in Methods in Ecology and Evolution, which is free to access online.
The winter of 2017/18 has been unusually long and cold. As spring finally appears to be establishing itself, John Powell revisits in part, a post he wrote two years ago and further considers how wildflowers can be considered public goods and how recent changes in EU legislation should protect insect pollinators.
Part one of a blog on Geotourism in the Chablais Géopark, a remarkable natural landscape in the Haute Savoie in the northern French Alps.
Spring is in full swing in Gloucestershire, and Isabel Fielden has been busy in her garden creating a haven for wildlife. Things have been planted, built and there has been a much welcomed visitor. Read more in part three of how she is transforming her garden.
With spring looming ever nearer, Isabel, CCRI’s Project Support Officer, has been making some changes in her garden as she aims to make it more appealing to wildlife. Read the second instalment of her endeavours.
Recently, CCRI’s Project Support Officer moved house, into somewhere she sadly felt was devoid of wildlife in comparison to where she previously lived. Isabel has therefore decided to blog about what she does over coming months to change her ‘sterile’ garden into what she hopes will become an oasis for wildlife.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said this week that the National Bee Unit has confirmed a sighting of the Asian hornet in the Tetbury area of Gloucestershire – the first time the hornet has been discovered in the UK, sparking fears for the future of our native honey bees,