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The latest app we are promoting for our staff and volunteers is to help carry out the Great British Bee Count. The Great British Bee Count only runs until the end of this month (31st May), so it’s time to … Continue reading
Wind, rain, hail, sunshine, ice and temperatures as low as 3°C have met me in Orkney over the past 2 weeks and sometimes all in a single day! But even the cold, wet feet couldn’t put a damper on … Continue reading
The end of April into the beginning of May has been all about meadows here in Edinburgh! This is a key part of Edinburgh Council’s focus within the Edinburgh Living Landscape, and 60 floral meadows have now been sown across … Continue reading
Hello all. I’ve had an exciting month and the weather has been great here as well, which is always an added bonus. I’ve helped out with a few different events this month, including the St Fumac’s Fair, a community organised … Continue reading
Naming ‘whatchamacallits’ and other ‘thingybobs’ Names are funny things. In primary school there were two ‘Thomas Smiths’ – Thomas One and Thomas Two. It seemed normal at the time, but looking back Tom Two had a raw deal – always … Continue reading
Greetings one and all, both old and new readers, to the regular monthly updates from The Tree Life Centre, just outside of Bristol in Kingswood. The moth was full of contrasts, not just the weather but also the tasks (and their … Continue reading
Hey people hope everything is great with you all and you have been enjoying the fantastic spring weather that we have been having for the last couple of weeks. It’s been great to be outside getting amongst it and seeing … Continue reading
So this Blog/week signifies the next quarter in my placement and how time has flown. I can’t believe it has been 16 weeks! I have seen a massive change in areas and seen people coming together for the greater good! … Continue reading
For most part, it has been a lovely April. The Met Office report that we have had a +35% increase in sunshine hours and around 40% reduction in rain. This is good news as the insects are enjoying the good weather … Continue reading
With trees, bushes and undergrowth exploding into colour and new life, this is a glorious time to be out and about. This month has been a month of surveying. With two and a bit months of beginning to get to … Continue reading