Camping and Hiking on Catalina Island, USA

If you ever happen to be in Los Angeles and need to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, an outdoor sanctuary is close at hand: only 22 miles off the coast is Catalina Island. This small island is 22 miles in length and 8 miles across at its widest point. Mostly … Continue reading Camping and Hiking on Catalina Island, USA

Affects of Bird of Prey Conservation

One of the things that can make a hike of camping trip really special is being out in the open countryside and observing birds of prey circling high in the sky or watching them hovering against the breeze before diving earthwards hoping to catch some lunch. Some eighteen months ago we published an interview with … Continue reading Affects of Bird of Prey Conservation

Save Our Forests – Interview with Mary Creagh MP

On the 17th February, the government announced that it was to perform a u-turn when it abandoned plans to sell 258,000 hectares of state-owned woodland in England. This would have been a total of 85% on top of the 15% they are already allowed to sell off, when in the public need. This announcement came … Continue reading Save Our Forests – Interview with Mary Creagh MP

Bird Watching – Wild Birds of Prey Centres

In October 2009 we interviewed John Loder, RSPB Campaign Talks Officer, about the RSPB's Birds of Prey Campaign. In many countries around the world wild birds of prey are under threat from habitat loss and systematic killing. In some cases reintroduction programmes are helping to restore bird numbers. For example, Red Kites in the Chilterns … Continue reading Bird Watching – Wild Birds of Prey Centres

Red Kite Tourism Boosts Local Economy

Last year we brought you an exclusive interview with John Loader from the RSPB highlighting the charity's campaign to further protect and raise the awareness of birds of prey, we reported on the campaign and how successful it had become raising people's awareness. Amongst other advantages of having birds of prey in the eco system, … Continue reading Red Kite Tourism Boosts Local Economy

Pembrokeshire: Best UK Coast Path

The UK has around 7,700 miles of coastline and features many different types of landscape. These include high, rugged cliffs, gently sloping sandy beaches, shingle embankments and marshland. These different types of landscape support a myriad of wildlife, in particular many species of birds. So it is no surprise to find that there are plenty … Continue reading Pembrokeshire: Best UK Coast Path