As my office in the Black Mountains is invaded by hoverflies seeking holes for hibernation, I journey to London to chair a discussion on the National Pollinator Strategy. When the Public Policy Exchange asked me to moderate ‘Promoting Community Partnerships: tackling the decline of pollinating insects in the UK’ (involving a Research Council, enviro groups, academia, farm conservation advisor … 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.