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26
June
Wednesday 26 June, 2019
Where the Early English Gentians aught to have been seen earlier amongst the roadside exposed bedrock were ground hugg... Read More
by P.Jones
25
June
Tuesday 25 June, 2019
I left my world this morning, to wander in another A brick and steel-grey awning replaced by natural colour We mad... Read More
by Douglas Hart
24
June
Monday 24th June
A grey morning out across the meadows, where the gorgeous fluty song of a Skylark filled the air, this small speckled ... Read More
by Katie Black
23
June
Sunday 23 June, 2019
On yesterdays walking commute I observed that silage was being harvested elsewhere. The late evening return walk benef... Read More
by P.Jones
22
June
Saturday 22nd June 2019
What a glorious morning, the sea like glass as I looked out across the blue expanse, it was so flat that the numerous ... Read More
by Katie Black
21
June
Friday 21st June 2019
After the bright yellow sunrise at 4.20am, a little later there is barely a breath of wind to accompany the dark black... Read More
by Katie Black
20
June
Thursday 20 June, 2019
Even if you really are tryin You can miss where the Eyebright is lyin To spot this small flower Is quite in your... Read More
by Douglas Hart
19
June
Wednesday 19th June 2019
Out to the meadows for the early patrol, just fantastic even on this dull morning. They are teeming with wildflowers p... Read More
by Katie Black
18
June
Tuesday 18 June, 2019
The hedge plant worlds uncouth barbarian With crushing force, its root installs The mighty scourge, the Red Valeri... Read More
by Douglas Hart
17
June
Monday 17 June, 2019
Yesterday a bakers dozen off us enjoyed Ted Pratts penultimate Wildflower Walk at Durlston. A simple delight for me wa... Read More
by P.Jones
16
June
Sunday 16th June 2019
Drizzle and greyness greeted me as I took a patrol around Durlston National Nature Reserve. The high screeching call... Read More
by Katie Black
15
June
Saturday 15th June 2019
Another fresh windy morning with the sea once again covered in lots of white crests, and bobbing on these were Guillem... Read More
by Katie Black
14
June
Friday 14th June
The cliffs were calling this morning, the sound of Guillemots gargling could just be heard above the breaking of the w... Read More
by Katie Black
13
June
Thursday 13 June, 2019
Thanks to the rain the vegetation looked green, fresh and healthy.Upon arrival a Jay flashed past into tree cover. It ... Read More
by P.Jones
12
June
Wednesday 12 June, 2019
Branched Oyster Fungus Fried up with Witches Butter On Lacquered Bracket Great Tits and Tree Sparrows were in v... Read More
by Douglas Hart
11
June
Tuesday 11th June, 2019
A rather grey start to the day, with a wonderful landscape of clouds overhead, from streaks of high cirrus, alongside ... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
10
June
Monday 10 June, 2019
It was a rather calm, cool and quiet start to the day. I found more of the fungal gall Doug discovered upon Blackthorn... Read More
by P.Jones
09
June
Sunday 09 June, 2019
Were going on a fungi hunt After the passing weather front Chitinous forms are bared Im not scared! Oh no, a ... Read More
by Douglas Hart
08
June
Saturday 8th June, 2019
A blustery start to the day, with white horses galloping across the sea and a strong north-easterly breeze hissing thr... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
07
June
Friday 07 June, 2019
The forest floor is littered with dead stems Three Cornered Leek and Ransoms breathe their last What spring brough... Read More
by Douglas Hart
06
June
Thursday 6th June, 2019
A glorious summer morning, with white clouds racing across a deep blue sky and the wind dancing through the grasses in... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
05
June
Wednesday 5th June 2019
The cliff tops were calling this morning, the sun flickering on the gently lapping waves, as the sound of growling and... Read More
by Katie Black
04
June
Tuesday 04 June, 2019
Having chosen a walking commute, I was fortunate to only experience spits of rain. Along the coastal ridge there were ... Read More
by P.Jones
03
June
Monday 3rd June 2019
A sunny morning with the gentle wind wafting through the grasses, in one of the meadows there were two chestnut colour... Read More
by Katie Black
02
June
Sunday 2nd June, 2019
After a week away from work, so exciting to see the changes wrought by the summer in just a few days. The meadows ar... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
01
June
Saturday 01 June, 2019
Yesterday morning one Wood Mouse was caught from some ten mammal traps set. It was shown to the Nature Nursey before b... Read More
by Paul Jones
31
May
Friday 31st May 2019
Delightful pink petals Tempt butterflies, bees, and beetles Drawn through the salty sea air It appears that the... Read More
by Ben Tolley
30
May
Thursday 30 May, 2019
The life that fills this verdant land is rich beyond compare Impossible abundance fills the earth and sea and air ... Read More
by Douglas Hart
29
May
Wednesday 29th May 2019
The moth trap was out last night but only produced 15 species, it was perhaps a bit chilly and breezy. The highlights ... Read More
by Katie Black