“Here’s the tale…..”
Two speakers – Dr Sarah Crowe an ecologist and Erlend Spence an Orcadian farmer both spoke about the actions they have taken and how we can move forward in Orkney to improve our natural environment.
RSPB Scotland’s David Hunt shares his experience of the magic of the Inner Forth and how its changing tides draw him in.
“The recovery of the pine marten should be welcomed as it can help restore ecosystem function and conserve one of our favorite native animals. “
” Mike went for his after-work walk down to the Bay of Hinderayre, where he found what he thinks is a Convolvulus Hawk Moth on the pebbles by the base of the sea-wall. “
“There has been some controversy about whether this walk should have been established at all”
In the first half of 2020 the SSPCA (Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) attended 121 reported incidents in Orkney. Across Scotland there were 119,564 calls about animals in need.
“Many species of bird make themselves easy to observe, some can make observation rather difficult whilst others can make even a reasonable view of itself virtually impossible!”
Two of Orkney’s best known local wildlife rescuers Mark Herridge and Ross Flett have set up a new Facebook group dedicated to rescue.
Image by Rosie Hopkins