An unusual visitor to Brandon Marsh…

Over the last week or so sightings have started to pop up on our sightings board of an Egyptian Goose. Although not as rare in the UK as they once were it's still an unusual enough sight here at Brandon Marsh to get us all aflutter (pun entirely intended). The birds tend to nest during January or early Spring… Continue reading An unusual visitor to Brandon Marsh…

Tempting hedgehogs with hotdogs… footage from mammal survey tunnels across the county

A couple of months ago Ben (Wildlife Engagement Officer) and I visited the Lifeways Therapy Centre in Stratford-Upon-Avon to set up hedgehog survey tunnels in their fabulous community garden. The garden is an ongoing project that compliments the work of the centre by providing a calm space in which to grow vegetables, get all the therapeutic benefits of… Continue reading Tempting hedgehogs with hotdogs… footage from mammal survey tunnels across the county

Badger Vaccination: How It All Works

This post comes from our badger vaccination volunteer, Peter Cook, who has been working since February to prepare for our annual vaccination program. If you want to understand the process better, this is the only place to look. For me the project begins early in the year (February/March) with surveying Trust sites for badger signs,… Continue reading Badger Vaccination: How It All Works