Assistant Conservation Adviser - Data & Information
I’ve always loved being outdoors and spending time in forests especially. I feel very blessed to be contributing to the conservation of the UK’s woods and trees.
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World Mental Health Day: Exercise, nature and the outdoors
Blog post By Karen Hornigold, 7 October 2017, Things to see and do
As World Mental Health Day approaches, learn how to improve mental health by making the most of nature.
Blog post By Karen Hornigold, 27 July 2017, Wildlife & nature
Did you know that there are 47 ladybird species in the UK, or that we have 4,200 species of beetle? How about that 7% of all British native animals depend on dead or decaying wood at some point in their lives?
Wood Wise Summer 2017
Publication By Kay Haw, Karen Hornigold, Journal (Wood Wise), 21 July 2017, Ancient trees, Wood pasture, Non-native and invasive species
This issue provides fascinating insights into the beetles found in woodlands, wood pasture and parkland.
What is biodiversity and why is it important?
Blog post By Karen Hornigold, 9 April 2017, Wildlife & nature
Biodiversity is the number, variety and variability of living organisms, from genes to whole ecosystems, and is essential for all life on earth.
Wood Wise - Beyond the Woods
Publication By Kay Haw, Karen Hornigold, Journal (Wood Wise), 28 March 2017, Hedges and hedgerow trees, Biodiversity, conservation and wildlife, Tree pests and diseases
This issue explores the importance of trees outside woods for people, wildlife and the environment.
What are wetlands, bogs and swamps?
Blog post By Karen Hornigold, 3 February 2017, Wildlife & nature
Ever wondered what the difference is between bogs, fens, marshes and swamps? These are important UK wetlands that need protection.
When do frogs spawn and how to spot them
Blog post By Karen Hornigold, 6 January 2017, Wildlife & nature
The lifecycle of a frog is one of nature’s wonders, and it all starts with clumps of jelly containing thousands of embryos. Look out for the first frogspawn this spring.
Tree planting for flood prevention
Blog post By Karen Hornigold, 16 December 2016, Tree planting
Find out how one innovative farmer has invested in trees to combat flooding and bring a multitude of other benefits.
Exercise and stress: how exercising in nature can reduce stress
Blog post By Karen Hornigold, 8 November 2016, Things to see and do
Exposure to or contact with nature has the power to improve mental health and wellbeing.
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