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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.

Hedgehog eating catfood

Nature Blog - Helping hedgehogs this autumn

Putting food out for hedgehogs can be a real life-saver during autumn, helping them put on weight for hibernation. Here's a look at what, and what not, to feed them.

Chestnut leaves changing colour

Seasonal Update - October 2018

A round up of last month's weather, citizen science opportunities & the deer rut, plus new research on sharks eating plants and hedgehog distribution in Britain.