Tanya St. Pierre is Cumbria Wildlife Trusts’s ‘Planting for Pollinators’ Project Manager and fosters hedgehogs in her spare time.
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!
How to identify swifts, swallows, sand martins and house martins
Chris Scaife gives us an overview of some of the wonderful moths found in Cumbria
Ali Morse, Water Policy Manager at The Wildlife Trusts, explores the importance of wetlands, with a focus on the benefits they bring to us, as well as wildlife – flood prevention, carbon capture…
The latest poem by writer in residence Susan Cartwright-Smith.
Local writer and poet Catherine Morgan Wania, from South Lakeland, recently collaborated with Teazhy, a Nigerian poet, to write a poem about osprey migration from Cumbria to a place near Abuja,…
Diving ducks can be seen year-round, but winter brings a boost in numbers as birds arrive from Northern Europe and Russia. This guide will help you identify them.
The latest Gosling Sike-inspired poem by writer in residence Susan Cartwright-Smith.
Grey seal pups are one of the most popular highlights of the UK nature calendar, with thousands of people heading to seal pupping hotspots to see the fluffy white pups for themselves. The UK is…
One of our supporters makes a feeder sensor system to record red squirrels in his garden. Read on to find out how he got on...