Tagged with Living landscapes

Act for Nature

Act for Nature: Calls for new law to support recovery of nature and improve people’s wellbeing Charities are today challenging political parties to ‘act for nature’ by introducing new laws to restore nature and increase everyone’s access to it, not only for nature’s sake but also for the contribution it ...read more →

Wildlife Wonders in Magical Meadows

  Meadow pipit (c) Margaret Holland   Wildlife wonders from magical meadows Attention-grabbing insects steal the show in summer – bright blue butterflies, burnished burnet moths and rattling grasshoppers – but how many of us look for other surprising stars of the sunshine? The Wildlife Trusts offer 10 top meadow ...read more →

Ten Meadow Wildlife Wonders – Mother Shipton moth

Mother shipton c) Robert Thompson (naturepl)   Wildlife wonders from magical meadows Attention-grabbing insects steal the show in summer – bright blue butterflies, burnished burnet moths and rattling grasshoppers – but how many of us look for other surprising stars of the sunshine? The Wildlife Trusts offer 10 top meadow ...read more →

Ten Meadow Wildlife Wonders – Common Twayblade

Common twayblade (c) Geoff Simpson (Naturepl)   Wildlife wonders from magical meadows Attention-grabbing insects steal the show in summer – bright blue butterflies, burnished burnet moths and rattling grasshoppers – but how many of us look for other surprising stars of the sunshine? The Wildlife Trusts offer 10 top meadow ...read more →

A Greener Vision for HS2

The Wildlife Trust have today set out their greener vision for HS2.  The full environmental cost of the high speed rail line has not been assessed.  Wildlife Trusts are in a unique position to spell out just what the venture means for nature at the local level. (c) Roger Marks ...read more →

Vanishing Grasslands

New evidence of vanishing grasslands One of my first experiences with what was then called the Gloucestershire Trust for Nature Conservation (now the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust) was to witness the destruction of 60 acres of the finest Cotswold grassland by an owner who believed that ‘Cereal Quotas’ were imminent and ...read more →

Epic cycle expedition produces unique conservation collection

Epic cycle expedition produces unique conservation collection. Copyright Mike McFarlane A unique panoramic record of landscapes in the UK has been produced by award-winning photographer Mike McFarlane, cycling 5,903 miles around four countries to promote nature conservation for an extraordinary commission by The Wildlife Trusts. Living Landscapes across the UK ...read more →