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.
During times of storms and flooding people rarely think about animals. They too have been washed away, forced to relocate or had their homes flooded. It’s not something that makes the news but it is important for conservation purposes to understand what exactly goes… Continue Reading “Washed out: Where are the animals?”
Many years ago I saw a mink. It was scurrying up the opposite riverbank and I got a quick look at it. All terribly exciting at the time but fortunately not something that I have seen again. Mink are very much the enemy nowadays… Continue Reading “Mink and water voles”
Are you worried about losing a great deal of your country to the sea? Most people are, in a vague, “Yeah I suppose” kind of way. Sadly, this is not a vague threat. This is an absolute, it will happen and people will lose… Continue Reading “Coastal flooding-You probably should be more worried.”