Learning to Love- Why we should love Britain’s most hated species

You’re sat out in the park enjoying a picnic with your friends. The sun is shining, everyone is having a great time until. The wasps arrive. The striped monsters are clearly out to attack and torment you. They have come from miles around to ruin this picnic. Chaos ensues as your friends try to swat…

Best Easy reads for Naturalists

For those new to learning about the natural world some of the books out there can seem a daunting place full of complicated concepts and hefty jargon. These books give a delightful view of the natural world whilst also being digestible and fun to read.   A Year in the Woods – Colin Elford A…

Travel before Field Research?

For any of you who have ever applied for, or looked at a field researcher position you will be more than familiar with phrases like; “Must have experience living abroad”, why do so many researchers ask for this and should you travel to increase employability? When you think of what being a field researcher is…