Going nuts in May

May can be a bit of a growler, and this year it has been a perfect storm of grumpiness. So far it has been the coldest, windiest and wettest May for a number of years. The weather is so unpredictable that one day it is shirtsleeves, factor 30 and a sun hat and the next … More Going nuts in May

Non-native, non-invasive

Islands are very special places and whilst their wildlife may not be as diverse as that of the nearest mainland, sometimes it has evolved to have some unique characteristics. Isolation also makes island communities very vulnerable to the arrival or introduction of non-native species, including those which may be native to the mainland. So not … More Non-native, non-invasive