Monthly Archives: June 2013

Celebrating the Wild Side of Yorkshire’s Coast & Country: Hedgerows, Roadsides, Campion and Queen Anne’s Lace

Celebrating the Wild Side of Yorkshire’s Coast & Country: Hedgerows,  Roadsides, Campion and Queen Anne’s Lace This time of year is when roadsides, hedgerows and woodland edges are resplendent in wild flowers. Two plants, cow parsley and red campion, are especially … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Wild Side of Yorkshire’s Coast & Country: Secret Reptile of Canals and Marshes

Celebrating the Wild Side of Yorkshire’s Coast & Country: Secret Reptile of Canals and Marshes Grass snake by Thomas Wood On a hot summer day, on Thorne Moors or on the North Yorkshire Moors, then the adder is a snake … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Wild Side of Yorkshire’s Coast & Country: Time now for the Buttercup Summer

The humble meadow buttercup or Ranunculus acris is one of our most resilient wildflowers of grasslands, surviving when others are squeezed out by modern farming methods and quickly recovering to abundance if fertilizer levels drop and management is less intensive. … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Wild Side of Yorkshire’s Coast & Country: Life’s ups and downs for the badger

Celebrating the Wild Side of Yorkshire’s Coast & Country: Life’s ups and downs for the badger As the football pundit once famously stated ‘it’s a funny old world…….’, and that sentiment surely applies to the world of the badger. On … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Wild Side of Yorkshire’s Coast & Country: Don’t badger the badgers

Celebrating the Wild Side of Yorkshire’s Coast & Country: Don’t badger the badgers Bovine TB and the expanding population of badgers have been on-going issues for farmers, land managers and conservationists for many years. Furthermore, in some parts of Britain, … Continue reading

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