Wild Roseland – December 2017

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Nature walking is a year-round activity, whatever the season, and December is a great month for visiting “Wildlife hotspots” on the Roseland, even in the cooler weather. By David Hall. The waters around us are […]

Wild Roseland – November 2017

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A microcosm of life in many forms, the English oak (Quercus Robur) is considered the most valuable tree for biodiversity in the UK. By David Hall Autumn is here, “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness” […]

Wild Roseland – October 2017

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Our orchards are showing exceptional productivity this autumn. The ground beneath the trees is littered with a glut of uncollected abundance. Our orchards are of great value to wildlife and we should take good care […]

Wild Roseland – September 2017

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Rarely seen, rarely heard, yet everyone knows the Barn Owl, with its heart- shaped disc face and its forward facing large eyes designed to focus on its prey. David Hall explains the importance of this […]

Wild Roseland – August 2017

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A seaweed search is not an everyday event at Porthcurnick beach, but on the last low spring tide in June, a group of wildlife enthusiasts could be seen wading through rockpools along the shore below […]

Wild Roseland – July 2017

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Migration is most associated in our minds with the long distance flyers such as Arctic terns or Swallows. However, migration takes place at virtually all scales of animal life and across much smaller areas. Within […]

Wild Roseland – June 2017

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Nare Head epitomises the wildest of our wild landscapes. Its rugged and unforgiving geology defies all attack from the worst of the weather above, and the crashing ocean waves below. So it may come as […]

Wild Roseland – May 2017

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The dawn chorus of birdsong is one of nature’s arresting and breathtaking occurrences. David Hall explains why you really should consider rising early to experience this incredible phenomenon at this time of the year. I […]

Wild Roseland – April 2017

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Dandelions: a bane to gardeners the world over, wherever they raise their vivid yellow heads. And yet, could we learn to love them… just a little bit? Sarah Vandome explores their value to wildlife – […]

Wild Roseland – March 2017

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There are thought to be approximately 160,000 species of moth worldwide, with over 2500 species having been recorded in the British Isles. Carol Hughes has been recording and photographing some of the many species to […]

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