Fish farm lice ‘killing off wild salmon’

Fishing for Salmon as a sport is becoming a wrestling match between our romantic memory of what once was, and our conscience; sustaining our environment. I have rarely bought a license in the last decade, as I feel guilty catching, let alone killing, an endangered...

Skunk Cabbage on the Eastern Cleddau.

Lysichiton americanus – Wikipedia When I tried to dig up my first Skunk Cabbage I fell back into the riverside mud onto my back. The roots were 2-3 feet deep, large and convoluted with many strands. I have heard subsequently that leaving just one root tip behind...

Rare plants on the verge of extinction

All our wild plants are precious. I was just on Rodborough common looking unsuccessfully for the Duke of Burgundy fritillary which lays its eggs on the yellow cowslips littering the meadows. Fantastic site, with early puple orchids interspersed amongst the cowslips.....