In a packed hall two weeks ago in Marsden village a group of individuals gathered from all walks of life sharing one common interest - how well our moorland birds are faring on the Peak District moors.
New approach to counting means population data can be secured to improve hare management.
An Environmental Audit Committee report has called for a ‘citizens’ army’ to tackle the growing threat from invasive species, estimated to cost Britain’s economy £1.8 billion a year.
The idea there is a wildlife apocalypse is hard for me to believe. One evening recently I was in the car with my two daughters driving back down the stretch of river I look after.
Bees are hugely important to our environment and let’s be honest, they are also pretty damn awesome!
With mallard numbers in the UK declining and a flyway population showing a similar trend, wildfowlers across the country are using a simple but effective idea to improve the ducks’ breeding success.
Once one of the UK’s most common rodents, water vole numbers have plummeted over the last 60 years from around 8 million to just 750,000.
With the numbers of bees declining around the world, gamekeepers and shooters can make a big contribution to encouraging the pollinators so vital to crops and wild plants, says Marta Jacyna.
Darryl Cox, senior science and policy officer at the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, writes about how bumblebees are affected by modern farming and what we can do to help them.