Interview: Ian White

A short introduction My degree, many years ago, was in Applied Biology and then I got side-tracked and ran my own business in the retail sector for about 20 years. Then I had a career change – I studied an ecology course at Merrist Wood and became interested in small mammals, specifically hazel dormice, and … Continue reading “Interview: Ian White”

Interview: Kate Wyatt

A short introduction I was very lucky to grow up in Dorset and later went away to a lovely school in Somerset where I was surrounded by the beautiful levels with its fantastic wildlife. During my childhood, I was fortunate enough to be one of the last generation of children who were allowed outside to … Continue reading “Interview: Kate Wyatt”

Interview: Nick McKeown

A short introduction I am a keen amateur photographer who is lucky enough to live in the Scottish Highlands on the west coast. As an amateur photographer my free time is of a premium, so holidays and weekends are when I am able to spend time behind the camera. Luckily I have plenty of wildlife … Continue reading “Interview: Nick McKeown”

Interview: James Shipman

After gaining a bit of notoriety for winning The Bat Conservation’s Trust’s Pete Guest award, we decided it was important to track James Shipman down for an interview. His hard work and commitment have been a huge factor in winning this award and he is inspiring others to follow in his footsteps. A short introduction … Continue reading “Interview: James Shipman”

Interview: Adrián Vilas

A short introduction A documentary filmmaker from Spain based in Bristol, UK, Adrián has a degree in Journalism and an MA in Documentary Production. He currently works as a Camera Assistant and Camera Operator for environmental documentaries. Over the last year he’s been involved in many projects all over the world, from Yellowstone to Kenya, … Continue reading “Interview: Adrián Vilas”

Interview: Merryl Gelling

A short introduction I’ve worked in mammal ecology and research for nearly twenty years, in that time undertaking projects on a variety of native UK species from small mammals and bats to larger critters such as foxes and badgers, and general ecology to disease in mammals.  I undertook a Doctorate at the Wildlife Conservation Research … Continue reading “Interview: Merryl Gelling”

How I Met Your Mother – Grand Finale

…So in a last ditch effort, I somersaulted to the left and felt the rough talons of the beast grab for my tail then miraculously come slipping off. Without second thoughts and no looking back, I darted to the hedgerow to continue on my track. The days were slowly getting longer and the sun was … Continue reading “How I Met Your Mother – Grand Finale”