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!


Learning to love weeds!

Dandelions are commonly thought of as weeds, but did you know they have a fascinating history as herbal medicines? It is one of the most widely used plants in the herbal dispensary.

Burns Beck Moss 2013

Unspoilt Wilderness: Burns Beck Moss

Burns Beck Moss is just 5 miles east of Kendal but has a genuine “out in the wilderness” feel to it. There’s ample parking in the disused quarry opposite and a clear, if boggy, path around the…