Here For Your Entertainment

On Friday we went on a field trip to The Lake District Wildlife Park. In Alex’s lectures we’ve been studying the behaviour of animals in captivity, so visited the park to see if we could see any of the same signs in the animals they kept there. It hadn’t been too long since my last […]

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Getting to Know the Natterjacks

Today was the Wildlife Recorders’ Conference at Tullie House Museum in Carlisle, which was a fantastic event that I learnt a lot from. The day consisted of a series of talks from experienced recorders across a range of topics from beetles to upland lakes. I often believe that I know quite a bit about our […]

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Nick Baker at Birdfair

Two weeks ago, Birdfair was held at Rutland Water Nature Reserve from Friday to Sunday. As we were on holiday in Scotland, we could only make the third and final day, but I am so glad we managed to experience this fantastic event. Upon arrival we were greeted by an explosion of colour and noise. […]

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Taking the Plunge (and taking a while to resurface)

Tomorrow begins my fourth week at university. I did it; I passed my A levels and at the end of September found myself on the long road from Hertfordshire to Cumbria. Now I’ve settled in to my new life in Carlisle, where I’ve begun studying Wildlife Media, my dream course. I’m ashamed that it’s been […]

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