• RSPB Dungeness gets dramatic uplift

    Visitors to the RSPB Dungeness reserve in Kent can now get even closer to wildlife, thanks to a major uplift to Burrowes pit.

    The project hopes to encourage rare terns, as well as more common species, to flock to and breed on the shingle islands overlooked by the visitor centre.

     To complete the unique redevelopment project an excavator was mounted on a floating pontoon and ferried into place across the large flooded…

    • 26 Sep 2017
  • Fine art auction set to save wildlife

    The RSPB is set to benefit from the auction of fine art by acclaimed wildlife artist Archibald Thorburn at Lewes auction house Gorringes later this month.

     

    The collection, which comprises over 20 sketches and paintings, are from the estate of the late Lord Chelwood, Statesman, and longstanding champion of the Royal Society of the Protection of Birds, which he served as a Trustee for 13 years, and then was elected its…

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • Golden leaves signal it's time to support wildlife

    Welcome to Keats’ “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness”; early morning autumn chills, the smell of nature’s seasonal perfume of mulching vegetation and hazy mornings, and the first crunchy leaf underfoot. But before succumbing to the hibernation urge, there are a number of tried and tested things you can do to help nature survive the ensuing winter.

    Don’t manicure your autumn garden

    • 18 Sep 2017