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Seasonal Update - December 2018

A review of last month's weather & citizen science opportunities, plus new research on reducing shark bycatch with magnets & noise pollution on long-eared owls.

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Wildlife Watching - December

A round of up the wildlife highlights to be found during December, including a look at the Chinese water deer rut and the ecology of mistletoe.

Autumn colours on the New Forest

Seasonal Update - November 2018

A round up of last month's weather & citizen science opportunities, plus new research on climate change & record-breaking whale sharks..

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Wildlife Watching - November

A round of up the wildlife highlights to be found during November, including a look at the salmon run and the science of starling murmurations.

Pannage pigs on New Forest road

Pigging out in the forest: the Common of Mast in Britain

Pannage is the practice of letting pigs into woodland to eat the acorns that can be toxic to ponies, but there's more to it than that - much more.