We think that the same heron that visited our pond last year is back. They really are just fabulous looking birds. It’s also a welcome break from the negativity of Covid-19.Continue reading Heron back at our pond
The back of our property looks out onto privately owned farmland with several public rights of way running across them. The farmer, to earn extra cash, rents out his field regularly to hunters that want to shoot pheasant and other animals. This has posed some questions about hunting on public footpaths.Continue reading Hunting on public footpaths in the UK – know your rights as a walker
Without getting into the specifics, we have been objecting to a controversial proposed development that threatens the environment, landscape and wildlife. As part of the ecological reports, it’s been flagged that this proposed development may have an adverse effect on bats. Being proactive members of the community, we contacted the Bat Conservation Trust to make them aware of this.Continue reading Ineffectiveness of the Bat Conservation Trust
After a long day out in the field today, Leopold came home, had his lunchtime biscuits and decided the best and most comfortable place to relax and have a nap was on our Indian lion in the garden room.