Artist Tim Wootton Wins the Roger Clarke Award with “Glorious”

Each year the Hawk and Owl Trust sponsors an award at the Society of Wildlife Artists Exhibition in memory of harrier expert and great supporter of our work Roger Clarke.  This award is given to the piece of artwork that best encapsulates “Birds of Prey and their place in our lives and landscape”.  This year… Continue Reading

Environmental Conservation Apprenticeship Opportunity with The Somerset Wildlife Trust

Environmental Conservation Apprenticeship Opportunity with The Somerset Wildlife Trust Passionate about nature?  Want to kick-start a career in environmental conservation?  Our conservation colleagues at the Avalon Marshes Centre in Somerset (who work closely with our reserve at Shapwick Moor) currently have a new opening for an Environmental Conservation Apprenticeship.   For a link to the… Continue Reading

Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve to take part in Disabled Access Day – 12 March 2016

Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve will be working with the nationwide event Disabled Access Day and website Euan’s Guide to bring you a day of guided walks and activities for people of all abilities.  Here at Sculthorpe Moor, we pride ourselves in making our nature reserve one of the most accessible sites in the country… Continue Reading

Hawk and Owl Trust Fylingdales Reserve Update – October 2015

It has been a busy year for the Hawk and Owl Trust’s Fylingdales reserve with very successful plant and wildlife surveys and brilliantly positive feedback from our education and outreach programme. For those who don’t know, Fylingdales Moor consists of 7000 acres of what used to be Victorian grouse shooting estate (ceasing back in 1990)… Continue Reading

European Vultures could soon be affected by Diclofenac

Catherine Bearder MEP is campaigning against the use of the anti inflammatory drug Diclofenac by the EU across Spain and Italy, due to it’s devastating effects on vultures and eagles, causing them to die painful deaths when they eat the carcasses of dead cattle, for which the drug is used for. The effects of the… Continue Reading