The Wilden Marsh Blog


  Following on from my previous post:  If a person with a strong interest in nature spends enough time exploring a wood, 16 years in my case, they are likely to become much more aware of what is occurring in its day-to-day life than the casual observer or regular dog walker. I have been thinking about the importance of Hoo Wood to its very close neighbour Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve. Simple things like… Read More

I had a conversation the other day with a person living next to a parcel of partly wooded land with a public footpath going through it. The land, he said, is owned by his local council and is classified as not having a designated use. He asked if I knew what is involved in getting the wood classified as a nature reserve. I didn’t have a complete answer, but I suggested, if… Read More