Time for reflection

Ten years ago this week I rocked up at Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary in the Northern Territory, Australia. I was to be there, remote in the wilderness, for over 100 days in total. I had quit a full-time job managing the wooded landscape in the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site that I worked really hard to …

Havens for wildlife and people

Volunteering is good for the soul. There are many benefits to be gained from volunteering your time, energy, and knowledge. I've volunteered extensively over the last 15 years with the vast majority of my time being given to nature conservation organisations.

Living on the edge

Pheasant. Hedgehog. Deer. Mallard. Pheasant. Hedgehog. Badger. Hedgehog. Hedgehog. Do you know where I saw the aforementioned animals? No, not in a woodland. They were all seen on the road. They were all dead.

Cold blooded

Not too far from where I live is a National Nature Reserve. On first impressions this open flat land comprising heath, pools, and young woodland can appear relatively lifeless. However, a closer look tells a different story.