Tag: trust

Return of the water vole?

This Friday the National Trust are set to release 100 water voles onto a Yorskhire estate as part of a reintroduction plan. The voles have been bred specifically for release and are part of wider, landscape management plan that hopes to make the environment healthier and return it to a more natural state.

Young, wild and very free

Many people reading this article have degrees in environmental disciplines and have probably seen the wide variety of jobs on offer. Once you eliminate the ones that require significant experience, remembering that even graduate jobs require 1-2 years of experience nowadays, you are left… Continue Reading “Young, wild and very free”

Wild child?

A new poll by The Wildlife Trusts has revealed that 78% of parents think that their children do not spend enough time interacting with nature. Other notable results were that only 10% of children said they played in wild outdoor spaces. The results of… Continue Reading “Wild child?”

Bat Week: Indicator Species

As you may know, this is Bat Week where people aim to raise awareness of all things bat. I’m going to contribute by writing an article that was suggested by Louise (click her name to see her work) in an earlier post which I… Continue Reading “Bat Week: Indicator Species”

Bats bounce back

Pipistrelle bats in Scotland have significantly increased in number since 2009 according to new research. The findings were revealed in a report from Scottish Natural Heritage and the Bat Conservation Trust. The Bat Conservation Trust did most of the survey work and, as it… Continue Reading “Bats bounce back”

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