Bat Species Action Plan (SAP)

Bat Species Action...

Bats are surrounding us in the media hype at this particular time of year as Halloween approaches. The public sees them as symbols of fear and it may be this incorrect portrayal of bats, which may add to the vulnerability of these spectacular mammals. In fact, unfortunately, bat numbers are declining globally and on our […]

A Delve into...

Why does Climate Change not feel dangerous? You may be thinking that climate change does feel dangerous, but in reality, it is taking a long time to stir us into adequate action. We are starting to make strives forward and momentum is building, but we have a long way to go before humanity is sustainable. Logically, when we think about it, we realise […]

A Day Out...

My first foray into the world of volunteering was to attend a practical conservation workshop led by Simon Hawkins of TCV (The Conservation Volunteers) Richmond branch. This mid week ‘get to together’ at Crane Park/ Kneller Gardens at Mereway Nature Park (TW2 6RP) would involve various tasks in redoing the meadow area. Feeling excited but […]

A Day In...

Barnes Common is a quiet area of grassland, trees and forests, historically known as ‘The Waste’ and used as a common ground for hundreds of years. In 1992 it was legally designated as a Local Nature Reserve on the grounds of vital importance to local people, visitors and its biodiversity, and as a result of […]