Category Archives: Conservation

We should talk of Ancient Grassland.

I’ve been thinking about how we describe ‘meadows’: Language changes over time and meanings shift depending on what most people see every day. A dictionary definition of a meadow is an area of grass that is cut to make hay; … Continue reading

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How do you get people to look at their local flora?

There has been much written about the disconnect for people between the modern digital world and the natural world – how we all need to get out more because it is good for our health, both mentally and physically. In … Continue reading

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Understanding Small-leaved Lime trees.

Ancient woodlands are more than just interesting plants and animals. They are part of the story of our social history but, like a detective, you need to know what clues to look for. About ten years ago I was part of … Continue reading

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