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29 October 2018

Fantastic Fungi

Fantastic Fungi I thought in this blog I would talk about some of the vast array of fungi that emerge out of the leaf litter at this time of year. Whilst not a big part of my role as a forester, the knowledge base of the fungi in our forests and their...


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15 October 2018

Should Nature Work For Us? - Birdfair Debate

I was recently asked to participate as a panellist in a debate titled “Next Generation: Should Nature Work For Us?” at the Birdfair conservation show in the Midlands. The Birdfair show is the World’s largest wildlife event, based at the beautiful Rutland Water Nature Reserve. Celebrities such as Bill Oddie,...


15 September 2018

For life as a graduate the learning is never over

Since my last blog the rain has returned but accompanied by continued uncharacteristically muggy temperatures, ensuring our winter jumpers are still firmly in hiding! After struggling to get all our trees into the ground during the dry spell we are now gladly past the planting, with the trees grateful for a quench...


07 September 2018

It’s a dog’s life…

‘It’s a dog’s life’ is a phrase that is defined as ‘a very unhappy and unpleasant life.’ Having had dogs in the house all my life, the definition surprises me as my dogs have always been happy animals; keen to please, explore and play. Milo, my current canine companion, is...


01 August 2018

Hot and Steamy

Sticking with the theme of weather (I am British don’t you know) I guess I should comment on what a set of extremes we’ve been experiencing. I feel like I can finally breathe again thanks to the downpours of the last few days and I’m sure the trees are just...

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