As my office is invaded by hoverflies, I chaired a discussion on the National Pollinator Strategy. When the Public Policy Exchange asked me to chair, I sought to frame the conversation around two words: exchange, as in knowledge sharing, and communities, as in farming, urban, scientific and local and political involving research councils, enviro groups, academia, farm conservation advisors and … Continue reading Pollen counts
Gareth Dockerty worked for Natural Resources Wales as a Conservation Officer and Reserves Manager, and has qualifications in woodland, conservation grazing and ecology. He has also worked in North York Moors National Park on small rural business development and is currently Regional Officer for BASC in North Yorkshire. The uplands face an array of often … Continue reading Guest blog.