The National Trust issues licences to hunts at various locations around the country. In 2020, following revelations from leaked Zoom webinars that trail hunting is nothing but a ‘smokescreen’, the Trust temporarily suspended all licences pending the ongoing police investigation and court case. This suspension remains in place — but now is the time to see it to be turned into a permanent ban; and you can help.
How to care for your local foxes
Once upon a time, largely rural human cultures valued foxes because they ate crop-ravishing mice. Mechanization condensed the amount of land needed for cultivation; technology provided pesticides to kill mice. Now country foxes, out-of-work and homeless, have emigrated to town, where they are again expected to earn their keep…
The People’s Walk For Wildlife
The People’s Walk for Wildlife lead by naturalist Chris Packham through the streets of London, was certainly a force to be reckoned with. What was
Bringing British wildlife to schoolchildren: badgers, foxes and 30 Days Wild
June is possibly my favourite month. Aside from being my birthday month, it also means 30 Days Wild — a celebration of British wildlife! Every
Crush Cruelty march: Chris Packham campaigns against driven grouse shooting
This past weekend I attended the Crush Cruelty march from Cavendish Square to Downing Street with Chris Packham — centred around protecting and supporting British wildlife.
Fox hunting ban: Holding on to hope
In the four years that I’ve been keeping this blog, I haven’t once written about fox hunting. Not once. Which is particularly surprising when I
‘Wild Neighbours’ with Sir David Attenborough and Gordon Buchanan
In hushed awe, the crowd at the Rose Theatre in Kingston listened attentively as Sir David Attenborough, legendary TV naturalist, led the way at the