What, or more specifically, who is a naturalist? The word makes you think of old men in checkered shirts, oily skin hats and green padded coats, and to some degree … Continue reading Introduction
Greenpeace has released this years tinned tuna league tables, reporting on how well or otherwise UK supermarkets and brands are doing in their pledge for sustainability fished tuna. The idea of this … Continue reading #JUSTTUNA
As well as enjoying begin outside, I quite like eating what I find outside. A few weeks back I made Rosehip syrup, a delicious fruit drink that can be added … Continue reading How to make Rosehip Syrup
Getting up to at work! A brilliant day and thanks to all who came.
The North Cornwall team had a great day last weekend, hosting our first Bioblitz.
BioBlitzes are an intense, biological survey bonanza held over one day in a designated area. The North Cornwall ranger team held the final of the National Trust’s Coastal Bioblitzes at Sandymouth (3 October). We were joined by scientists, naturalists and members of the public to work together to find as many living species as possible in one day.
A good day was had by all, even the weather held out for us. In total 457 species have been recorded, a phenomenal number for the area. Events like these are important in helping know the distribution of species as well as having a fun day out and getting to know nature up close. A big thank you to the experts and volunteers who came to join us, and everyone who took part. The National Trust will be running…
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In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Monochromatic.” Not the best of titles but I had to go for the 3 L’s. Title photo is of clams from … Continue reading WPC- Leaves, Lobsters and Laid eggs
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Monochromatic.” I had a play on my camera which allow me to select certain colour filters, I chose the head of … Continue reading WPC- Hydrangea
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Creepy.” I had a wander around one morning during my holiday. I came across this old tractor which seems to have … Continue reading Never moving
In response to
The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “From Every Angle.”
So although this is mostly looking up, I tried to do a number of angles around a local mine called Unity Woods. The Wheel refers to the title (like Mr/Mrs/Miss ect.) that these mines where given. Abandoned for over 100 years now, they still hold strong in the landscape reminding us of our heritage. A place to draw, photograph and enjoy but one must always remember the dangers they carry with them.