A dawn dash to Snettisham for the wader spectacular

Dawn on Friday found me at RSPB Snettisham on the North Norfolk coast to see the wonderful wader spectacular. A high, gently rising tide drove thousands of Knots, Oystercatchers and other waders from the Wash mudflats where they feed, sending them in huge, swirling clouds across the sky and onto…

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Badger Cull: Not in this farmer’s name

The article below by Steve Jones, a livestock farmer from the Forest of Dean, is reposted from The Guardian newspaper’s website.. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/sep/28/badger-cull-bovine-tb Friday 28 September 2012I farm in the cull area, and I know that killing badgers will not stop bovine TB — the answer lies in better farming practicesThe…

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