FocusOn - Conservation

Will the real native hedgehog please stand up?

How well do you know Britain’s favourite mammal? Getting the key facts right could help save the species   The British public and wildlife conservationists alike hold hedgehogs and their conservation very close to their hearts. However, there are a number of myths that have developed over the years about our spiny friends that could Read More

Capability Brown’s legacy sees country-wide tree planting initiatives

Thousands of trees have been planted across England as part of the Capability Brown Festival, which last year celebrated the 300th anniversary of the birth of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, the man who shaped much of the British landscape as we know it today.   Brown was one of the 18th century’s most successful and pioneering Read More

How many of Britain’s wild mammals have you seen?

Volunteers called to help PTES’ ongoing conservation efforts People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is calling for an army of volunteers to record any sightings of wild mammals they see in their gardens or local green spaces, as part of its annual Living with Mammals survey. Now in its 15th year, PTES’ Living with Mammals Read More

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