Hill Bagging : Beinn Dubh
This is a steep but straightforward and rewarding hill walk on a clear day, giving spectacular views across Loch Lomond and Ben Lomond, in the heart of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park
2 December 2019
Elder or Black Elder (Sambucus nigra) can be found all over Britain – a common sight in hedgerows, they are are source of popular edible berries and flowers.
9 November 2019
Vaccinium vitis-idaea has over 25 common names in English but here in the UK they are mostly known as Cowberry or by their Swedish name of Lingonberry, which comes from the Swedish word for heather. Other names include Bearberry, Partridgeberry and Mountain Cranberry.
9 November 2019
Rebecca Morris-Eyton: Mountain Rescue Volunteer
We interviewed Rebecca Morris-Eyton, a member of her local Mountain Rescue team for the last 8 years, to find out what makes this voluntary role so attractive to many brave and selfless individuals in the UK
22 October 2019
Take Root : Combating loneliness through nature connection
Lack of social interaction is contributing to a decline in the health and wellbeing of over 9 million people in the United Kingdom. The Kent Wildlife Trust is harnessing the benefits of spending time out in nature along with social prescribing to help relieve some of the effects in Sevenoaks.
2 October 2019
Alder or Alnus glutinosa is a tree native to the UK, which can be found across most of Europe.There are many other varieties but this particular species is the only one native to the UK.
9 September 2019