Wild Flowers on Hungerford Common

The Town and Manor of Hungerford is sowing wild flowers to encourage biodiversity on Hungerford Common. During ...

Plastic is a versatile material, and for some uses there is no alternative. However, it is so durable that when it ...

Volunteer Ambassadors Needed for North Wessex Downs AONB

Could you be an Ambassador for the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)? The North Wessex ...

An Almanac of Anger and Hope

I don’t know at what point the melancholy strikes and despair seeps in, but I am sure there is a pattern: a ...

Nature Notes

On Greenham Common, the heat shimmers off the heathland, blurring the horizon, and the cows gather to stand in the ...

Microbeads: Their Effect on the Environment

In my recent blog post ‘Understanding the ingredients in your skincare and cosmetics’ I mentioned that I was ...

Keep Newbury Clean! Annual Community Clean

Newbury residents are being asked to join Newbury Town Councillors in the Annual Community Clean, sponsored by ...

Mink Trapping Progress 2017

We are currently in the midst of the first peak of mink activity of the year as males move around looking for females ...

ARK Volunteer Programme for March

Action for the River Kennet (ARK) run weekly volunteer tasks throughout the year, in the river and on land. We work ...

Action for the River Kennet (ARK) will be running their popular moth nights again this year at Stonebridge Wild River ...