Wild Roseland – May 2018

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Aliens are in our midst and we do not even know it, for they are “phasmids,” rarely seen, like phantoms or ghosts. Their biggest concentration in the UK is in Cornwall, with a speciality in […]

Wild Roseland – April 2018

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We all love Easter Eggs; and children love Easter Egg hunts for hidden chocolate eggs. But humans aren’t the only ones hiding eggs. There are parallels in the world of Nature. Birds too are searching […]

Wild Roseland – March 2018

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Freezing cold weather at the end of February may not make humans feel like the breeding season is on the doorstep, but for some animals it already is. Corvid species are already tending early chicks […]

Wild Roseland – February 2018

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Although our memories may deceive us at times about the weather remembered from times past (especially when it comes to summers), there is no doubt that climate change is real and is having having measurable […]

Wild Roseland – January 2018

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A Blue Planet moment for the Roseland!! Let’s celebrate another new conservation accolade, making the beautiful Roseland even more special than ever. By David Hall. Last month a new Marine Environment Special Protection Area (SPA) […]

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 […]

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