Go Green Week

Go Green week, get involved, there are so many events and options being created for this week by the RSPB Wildlife Trust etc from litter picking and clean ups to Bio Blitz and guided walk, great to do something green. On a serious note it is a reminder of the impact of climate change and…

By Wild Anglia September 20, 2021 Off

Another Brilliant Inkcap Journal

Ink Cap is worth subscribing to I recommend it, and the latest journal is very relevant to Wild Anglia. The proposed and very controversial Western Link road, a landowners perspective of the damage this questionable road will do. Do we need it in this post pandemic world, in light of the IPCC climate change report…

By Wild Anglia September 2, 2021 Off

Brilliant Inkcap Journal

The brilliant InkCap Journal by Sophie Yeo consider subscribing to the journal its well worth the money. Its a brilliant site Inkcap Journal Rewilding Surge & Common Land By Inkcap Journal – 09 Jul 2021 – View online → Welcome to Inkcap Journal, a newsletter about nature and conservation in Britain. This is your Friday…

By Wild Anglia August 2, 2021 Off

Calls for council to stop using ‘toxic’ pesticides

Councilors are calling for the use of Glyphosate as a weed killer on council land. The weedkiller often used by contractors kills all plant life and leaves fluorescent orange patches through towns villages and especially highways. Often said it is to be a health and safety reason (ironic) to save operatives from using machinery for…

By Wild Anglia July 9, 2021 Off

Suffolk Climate Emergency Plan published

Update from David Walton Programme Manager Suffolk Climate Change Partnership. Suffolk’s Public Sector Leaders (SPSL) have published a Climate Emergency Plan for the county. It is for use by everyone living, working and visiting Suffolk and has been developed in response to our Local Authorities’ recognition of a climate emergency. The leaders of Suffolk’s public…

By Wild Anglia July 6, 2021 Off

Building with Nature refreshes Green Infrastructure Standards for the UK built-environment sector

Building with Nature  ( https://www.buildingwithnature.org.uk/ ) launched an update to their great green infrastructure standard for new development guidelines.  The updated framework is intended to give an easier task for residential and commercial developers to design and deliver long awaited really high-quality green infrastructure. https://www.buildingwithnature.org.uk/newsblog1/2021/6/16/building-with-nature-refreshes-green-infrastructure-standards-for-the-uk-built-environment-sector-ab3h7 Summary from website There are two new standards, focusing on the climate emergency we all…

By Wild Anglia July 1, 2021 Off

Achieving Nut Zero! by Peter Alan

Another blog from Peter Alan and his unusual take on Environmental issues Love this one! The summer burst into life late May and I spent some time in Thetford Forest sketching treescapes and capturing that dappled light. Sitting under a tree and putting the finishing touches to a drawing I glanced down to see a…

By Wild Anglia June 30, 2021 Off

an amusing blog from Peter Alan

An amusing story with messages from a partner read and smile 🙂 A Conversation with a Pollinator! I was sitting in the garden late yesterday afternoon enjoying a small aperitif as you do…when the tranquility was somewhat interrupted by the constant but not unpleasant buzzing of a couple of bees. One landed on a nearby…

By Wild Anglia June 25, 2021 Off

Bird Names and our relationship with nature

A great paper written by Andrew Gosler -Professor of Ethno-ornithology, University of Oxford looking at the old names for birds and what that tells us about our relationship with the land nature and countryside. Really interesting We have moved away from a inter related relationship with land and nature over the last 50 years more so…

By Richard Powell OBE June 22, 2021 Off