Dyane Silvester challenges the view that crops and wildlife don't mix
Get closer to the field and a little more behind the scenes by enjoying a read of the wild experiences, wildlife insights and recollections of staff and volunteers - writers from all over the organisation from our Reserve Officers to our Student placements.
We welcome guest bloggers! If you have something to write home about - whether you've got a trail cam in your garden, or you've been bird watching, or visited one of our nature reserves - if it's to do with Cumbria's wildlife and wild places then we'd love to hear from you!
Yan and Tan are now known as 410 and 411 (officially at least). Alasdair McKee explains why ringing the osprey chicks is so important
As the osprey chicks grow and get more boisterous, Alasdair McKee describes how Blue 35 sometimes needs to find some 'alone time'
Visiting Gosling Sike in May during the Covid restrictions - a poem by writer in residence Susan Cartwright-Smith.
It was a long six weeks for Foulshaw osprey watchers. The wait is now over and Alasdair McKee describes the the chicks' arrival over the past week.
I have always found myself constantly transfixed in wonderment at the sight of bees escorting each other around the amazing structure of the flower heads of passion flower (Passiflora), busily…
Laura Giles urges us to ditch the mower this month and get close up and personal with our lawn, to see how many flowers are growing there
Wildlife notes from Plumgarths' gardener, Julia Sier.
Volunteer Alasdair McKee gives an entertaining take on the dawn chorus and urges us to get up early this Sunday for a wonderful avian concert
I first stepped foot on Eycott in autumn last year when I attended a fungi course during my 11 month student placement with the Cumbria Wildlife Trust, I had heard a lot about the site but being…