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.

Sun rising through mist

Seasonal Update - September 2018

A round up of last month's weather and citizen science opportunities, plus new research on how foxes reduce tick populations and flight distance in blackbirds.

Summer sunset in Hampshire

Seasonal Update - August 2018

A round up of last month's weather, citizen science and volunteering opportunities, and new research on Red squirrel conservation in Britain.


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