Nature & wildlife
As the UK's biggest land owner, we look after a lot of nature and wildlife. We strive to maintain our land as an environment that supports a rich diversity of life.
Weather and wildlife - a review of the year so far
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Our head ranger at Formby, Kate Martin, reflects on spring changes and the effects of coastal erosion.
Our nature and wildlife expert Matthew Oates, writes about the benefits of waiting for spring.
Lead ranger, Gwen Potter reflects on how the wet weather of winter 2013 affected the south and west of Wales.
Spotlight on spring
Guaranteed viewings from the tea-room at Sizergh Castle, Cumbria.
Otters sightings are almost guaranteed from the bridges over Bosherton Lakes at Stackpole.
Watch for March hares at Wimpole, Irish hares at Wallington and mountain hares on Marsden Moor.
Try peeking amongst the blackthorn thickets below the wooded common at Bookham Commons.
Get grubby with our ecological expert
Peter Brash works with us as our invertebrate ecologist. Find out more about his job in this short video, and discover why the one item he can't be without is a stick for hitting trees with.