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Birdwatching: The gateway to supporting my mental health

Dunsmore Living Landscape's Your Wildlife Engagement Officer, Daniel Loveard talks about his mental health and how birdwatching became the source of his recovery. There is a good chance that you or someone close to you has struggled with mental ill health. One in four people in England will experience a mental health problem in any given year. What we need is a tonic of wildness! People who...
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Hedgelaying for beginners

Dunsmore Living Landscape's Finance & Admin Officer, Man Lan Adams was keen to learn how to hedge lay so joined our recent weekend training course. She shares her experience here:   I was brought up in a village so have always been interested in what is going on around me, especially outdoors. Mind you, my village was set among the rice paddy fields of Hong Kong: quite different...
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Photo blog from Joyce James

Here is a lovely photo blog from our friend and photographer Joyce James - it's always good to stop and take a look back at some of the things we've done in the past year....
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Hazel Dormouse Reintroduction 2018

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust's Fundraising and Events Officer, Kirsty Evans, volunteers for the Dunsmore Living Landscape's Hazel Dormouse reintroduction project. She shares her experience here: Dormice, known for their somewhat sleepy nature, are mammals adored by all. They used to roam UK woodlands freely, however they’re now sadly more likely to be found within the pages of a Beatrix...
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Dunsmore Living Landscape: yours to explore

Dunsmore Living Landscape Yours to Explore Enjoy More It’s approaching that time of year again. Winter-still woods erupt with a blaze of colour. First to bloom are primroses, often along sunny wood banks. Then comes the carpet of Wood anemone, Stitchwort, Yellow archangel and finally Bluebell. Frozen, creaking timber starts to whisper in milder winds as bright, caterpillar-laden leaves attract early spring migrants: Chiff-chaff,...
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