09 December 2015 by Phil Pickin
It might be the time of year for hibernation, but that’s not to say there isn’t plenty of wildlife to keep an eye out for on those winter walks, as Phil Pickin explains…
25 August 2015 by Phil Pickin
As fruits and foods ripen this autumn, Phil Pickin reflects on the importance of bees and why they need protecting…
12 May 2015 by Phil Pickin
Wildlife expert Phil Pickin urges us all to take note of the wildlife that’s right under our feet.
27 February 2015 by Phil Pickin
Wildlife writer Phil Pickin explains how the weather changes the wildlife that we see through the changing seasons
12 November 2014 by Phil Pickin
One of the most impressive times of the year, regular blogger, Phil Pickin explains why autumn is active, interesting, and seriously colourful
16 July 2014 by Phil Pickin
From wary badgers to majestic deer, campaigner and avid walker, Phil Pickin, talks about nocturnal wildlife and how to spot it - if you’re lucky!
28 May 2014 by Phil Pickin
Although the summer weather encourages wildlife to get evermore active, some of these active members of the natural world are less welcome than others.
25 February 2014 by Phil Pickin
Carrying out research when you are out walking may not be everyone's idea of fun. But for those who do it, it can make a trip into the outdoors even more interesting and can provide research organisations with much needed and very valuable data.
02 December 2013 by Phil Pickin
Despite the fact that peatland can seem featureless and rather flat, it provides us with a number of vital services: storing carbon, mitigating flooding and providing precious habitat for a range of plants and animals.
30 August 2013 by Phil Pickin
We all know autumn is a season full of rich colours on the trees and mellow fruitfulness in the hedgerows but it’s also a time during which plants and animals that live in our ponds and rivers start to get themselves ready for the coming winter.