Book of the Month – June 2017

Book of the Month – Linescapes: Hugh Warwick A challenging and wonderfully engaging book about linear features and connectivity that may change the way that we look at our landscape. Hugh Warwick takes a journey along lines that were created to separate or enclose...

Species of of the Month June 2017- Orchids

Species of the Month – Orchids       Suggestive of the beautiful, mysterious and exotic, the Orchidaceae family contains at least 26,000 species worldwide. In Britain and Ireland there are 56 species of native wild orchid ranging from the frequently seen...

Book of the Month

The Wood for the Trees – Richard Fortey Shortly after retiring from his role as senior palaeontologist and trilobite specialist at the Natural History Museum, Richard Fortey bought four acres of beech and bluebell wood in the Chiltern Hills.  Grim’s Dyke Wood near his...

Species of the Month

Species of the Month – Swift (Apus apus) Look! They’re back! Look! They’ve made it again, Which means the globe’s still working, the Creation’s                      Still waking refreshed, our summer’s Still all to come- Swifts – Ted Hughes   Perhaps the most...