October 2019

  • The Dartmoor Shepherd's sheep

The Dartmoor Shepherd

By |2019-10-28T14:57:05+00:00October 28th, 2019|Animal, Nature|

Autumn is a time to take stock and look to the year ahead. We have had a very busy summer making hay and silage with the help of neighbouring farmers Thankfully our stores look as full as they can be and we are prepared for the winter ahead with lots of hay and silage to [...]

The Ebb and Flow

By |2019-10-24T15:53:10+01:00October 24th, 2019|Animal, Nature, Wildlife|

Many things in our countryside repeat themselves each year with the ebb and flow of the seasons The most notably comings and goings are of migrant birds. Many of us may have heard comments from time to time that annual migrations are variable and in the case of our swallows, swifts, house martins and many others are [...]

  • Forest Bathing helps with Mental Health

Dive into Forest Bathing

By |2019-10-10T12:20:37+01:00October 10th, 2019|Mental Health, Nature|

I can imagine after you’ve read this article, you might check Facebook or Twitter? Today is World Mental Health Day, a day that raises awareness for Mental Health across the world.  It has been scientifically proven that walking in the woods has been shown to boost mental health. Maybe you’ll share this article with your [...]

New report sows the seeds of change on roadside verge management

By |2019-09-27T18:04:33+01:00October 1st, 2019|Conservation|

Roadsides are an important haven for many British wildflower species.  These unassuming patches of grass are often cut vigorously by local authorities and councils who overlook their importance to British wildlife by keeping them trim and neat.  But often without knowing, mowers and strimmers are destroying the rare and important wildflowers that call these strips [...]

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