Monthly Archives: July 2012

A Day on Lancashire Bogs

The Lancashire peatlands have largely been lost or seriously damaged, extensive areas through peat extraction.  The Lancashire Wildlife Trust has taken on some of the former peat extraction areas and is doing a huge amount of work to restore what … Continue reading

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Spring and Summer

Duncan was back at Holystone a couple of days ago.  It was early May when the site was last visited; it has been late April or early May when the annual visit is made with a group of students for … Continue reading

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Waiting for food

It wasn’t the best of days to venture out of the nest and into the wide world.  The local swallows did just that and must have wished they hadn’t as the brightness turned to drizzle which became heavier and heavier … Continue reading

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Bogs and Fens

Last week Duncan was at a peatland conference in Bangor, North Wales.  The Tuesday morning field visit was to a site on the Llyn Peninsula.  Cors Geirch is a fen which has undergone some quite radical restoration work in the … Continue reading

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