RSPB-led consortium named as preferred bidder to manage Sherwood Forest Country Park and new visitor centre

Image: Colin Wilkinson

A consortium led by the RSPB has been named as the preferred bidder to design, build and operate a new visitor centre and to manage the stunning natural habitats within Robin Hood’s Sherwood Forest Country Park.

One of the UK’s leading nature conservation charities – the RSPB […]

Forest of Bowland arrests in shooting estate clampdown

Hawthornthwaite Fell, Abbeystead Estate where nesting peregrines have disappeared with regularity

Four people have been arrested as part of an on-going investigation into the damage caused at two sporting estates in the Lancaster area.During the last two months, the Bleasdale and Abbeystead Estates have reported damage caused […]

Conservation status of birds of prey and owls in Norway : 2014 Report

Anyone interested in birds of prey, including owls, will want to read this Norwegian report published in English and written by Oddvar Heggøy & Ingar Jostein Øien. The report is up to date with enough data contained within the 129 pages to keep you reading for a few days. If you are thinking of going […]

Golden Eagle sourced from the Highlands may be introduced into south west Scotland beginning in 2016

Golden eagles taken from nests in the Highlands and Islands may be released in southern Scotland. The first releases could begin as early as next year subject to checks and consultation. The golden eagle is a symbol of the Highlands but scientists say it should be equally at home further south, even building a […]