The Forestry Commission has published new guidance on managing woodlands in England in the light of the Climate Emergency. The guidance aims to provide practical advice to landowners on ways they can better manage their woodland to combat the effects of climate change.
The guidance can be accessed here.
Essex Wildlife Trust are looking for volunteers to help with the 2019-2020 annual Essex Otter survey.
A recent report by the People's Trust for Endangered Species has highlighted the threats facing our native dormouse population. National standardised monitoring has shown that numbers of these endearing and charismatic species have halved in under 20 years, bringing the species under threat of extinction.
The updated State of Nature Report for 2019 has been published, and makes sobering reading for the UK. More than 60% of priority species are in decline, and more than a quarter of UK mammal species could be facing extinction, according to the most detailed report yet on the State of the Uk's wildlife.
New guidance for landowners and land managers wanting to encourage healthy water vole populations on their land has been released by PTES (People’s Trust for Endangered Species). Reviewed and endorsed by the UK Water Vole Steering Group, it provides a wealth of information in a compact and easy to follow guide.