18: 18. Regent’s Park with Paddy O’Connell

The idea of glimpsing lions and tigers while walking among trees in the local park may sound fantastical – but that’s exactly what lucky Paddy O’Connell does every day. For this episode, the TV and radio presenter takes us along on this exclusive…

62: A Career in TV Angling ft Matt Hayes ft #57

I chat to TV angling star Matt Hayes who is one the most recognised names in British angling having been on TV for more than 20 years and appeared in over 200 programmes. Whether he’s on his solo adventures or paired up with Mick Brown he’s programs are …

89: #89 Australian Birds – An Offbeat View with Evo Terra

Podcaster and author Evo Terra spent several years travelling and living in various countries. First becoming interested in the natural world as a child, he retains a sense of wonder when travelling to new locations. During his 9 months in Australia…

Ep41 – Ancient Orchards with Nick Gates

We talk to Nick Gates,  naturalist and natural history TV producer, vlogger and writer. We discuss the Ancient or Traditional Orchards, the topic of the book Orchard, which he co-authored. These orchards can hold a wealth of wildlife,

88: #88 Week 3 Lockdown Birdwatching Diaries

Suzy shares the third entry in her series of lockdown birdwatching diaries. Timestamps & Links: 00:00:35 Introduction 00:02:04 Audio Diary begins 00:12:55 Share the show 00:13:25 Keep in Touch 00:13:45 Wrap and Close Don’t miss an…

EP40 – Back from the Brink project.mp3

We are joined by James Harding-Morris, who is the Communications Manager for the Back from the Brink project, a large collaboration of UK nature conservation bodies which aims to save 20 species from extinction and benefit over 200 more through 19 proj…

87: #87 Dr Amir Khan – Connecting with Nature

Suzy’s guest is Dr Amir Khan, General Practitioner, best-selling author, Nature enthusiast and Ambassador for the Wildlife Trusts. Amir tells us about the wildlife he sees in his garden, the importance of Nature for our well-being, and about his…

17: 17. More Woodland Trust staff stories

Do you know the difference between a rainforest and a normal forest? Or which moth looks like a fragment of 1970s carpet? Find out in our latest episode as we call on more staff from around the Trust to share their fascinating stories and favourite…

Ep 39 – Tawny owls

We talk about tawny owls which are very active and calling at this time of year. In news we discuss The badger cull ‘halting’, using birth control to control squirrels, more raptor persecution and a strange arrangement between Natural England and BASC,…

86: #86 Week 2 – Lockdown Birdwatching Diaries

Suzy shares the second in her series of lockdown birdwatching diaries, and gives the result of her Big Garden Birdwatch. Time stamps & Links: 00:00:37 Introduction 00:01:13 Sponsor’s message 00:01:54 Audio Diary begins  00:12:02…

Ep37 – Freshwater Filmmaking with Jack Perks

We talk to the fish twitcher himself, Jack Perks, about how he ended up filming freshwater fish and other wildlife, his quest to film every species of British freshwater fish and many other things. In news we cover the call by conservationists to monit…

16: 16. Lindow Common, Cheshire with Clare Nasir

We meet Clare Nasir, the face of Channel 5 weather and a best-selling author. She shares her views on climate change, weather and being wild about the countryside. She also treats us to a tour of Lindow Common near her home in Cheshire.   …

Ep36 – Entomology + Carrion Beetles with Ash Whiffin

We talk to entomologist and museum curator Ashley Whiffin, discussing how she got to being a museum curator and entomologist, the need for taking specimens in entomology and how entomological displays have changed over the years.

85: #85 Big Garden Birdwatch 2021 with Jamie Wyver

Jamie Wyver, from the RSPB, tells us about the upcoming Big Garden Birdwatch, an annual survey organised by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), and how we can take part. Full Show notes and Transcript 00:00:35 Introduction …

15: 15. Ormeau Park, Belfast with Kathy Clugston

With lockdown upon us once more, we’ve chatted to more famous faces – and voices – to help bring you a taste of the great outdoors. In this episode, we meet Kathy Clugston: newsreader, continuity announcer and host of Radio 4’s Gardeners’…

84: #84 Lockdown Birdwatching Diaries Week 1

In episode 84 I start a series of weekly audio diaries about my Lockdown Birding – sharing what birds I’ve seen and the behaviours observed from my home and the surrounding streets. This episode is brought to you by Casual Birder Weekly, my brand…

53: How Fish Talk to Each Other ft Dr Steve Simpson #51

In this Podcast I chat to Dr Steve Simpson who lecturer at the university of Exeter and worked on Blue Planet 2 studying the vocalisations of fish and thats the main subject of todays chat. Fish that talk!Steves Twitter – https://twitter.com/DrSteveSimp…

14: 14. Woodland Trust staff stories

Amidst new lockdowns around the UK, we’ve taken an alternative approach to the latest podcast. Co-hosted by regular guest Ruth Hyde (and puppy Coco), we chat to staff from the Trust to find out more about their fascinating roles and some of their…

83: #83 Best Birding Moments of 2020

In episode 82, Suzy looks back at her best birding memories from 2020 and hears about those of listeners too. She outlines what the beginning of 2021 has in store, with another bout of Lockdown birding. Also, hear about the birds seen during a…

Ep36 – Snowdrops and Winter Aconites

We talk about the 2 main winter flowers Snowdrops and Winter Aconites. Looking at the natural history of these 2 plants that are not native, but found in the wild of the UK We choose our favourite nature moment from 2020 and share some of yours.

52: Over Fishing of Sharks in Britain ft Matt Brierley #50

In this Podcast I chat to Matt Brierley, we talk about his film sharks in deep water which explores the over fishing of sharks in British and European waters, how shark fin soup is still legal in Britain and why the demand for shark meat is rising.Matts…

Leeches

A bit of a different episode, with just Neil and he is talking about a much maligned group of animals, the leeches, and how his fear turned to fascination. With some cool facts and his personal experiences of these largely misunderstood creatures.

56: Why Do People Go Bird Watching ft Indy Greene #49

In this Podcast I chat to Indy Greene who is a Nottinghamshire bird watcher and young naturalist. We talk about the difference between birders and twitchers, the beareded vulture that turned up this summer and what makes birders tick.Indys Twitter – htt…

50: The Reality of Wildlife Sound Recording ft Gary Moore #48

In this Podcast I chat to Gary Moore who has worked on multiple wildlife programmes as a sound recordist. We talk about why its shunned by many wanting to work in wildlife film making and the difficulties of the job delving into Garys dyslexia and his so…

Ep34 – Wildlife Kate

We chat to Kate MacRae about teaching children outside, about wildlife/nature (including remotely during the lockdown!), her wildfire cams, tips on using trailcams and a host of other things!

82: #82 My Garden Birds, November 2020

Suzy shares her birding moments during the second Lockdown in England in November 2020, including hearing her first nocturnal migration of Redwings. Suzy admits to some photography fails and we hear from Stephanie Seymour in New Jersey, and Mary Chan…

46: Beavers, Instagram & Books ft Sophie Pavelle #47

In this Podcast I chat to Sophie Pavelle who along with being the Communications Lead for the beaver trust is also an ambassador for the wildlife trusts and general social media whizz kid. We chat about how social media effects young naturalists, her upc…

28: ZSL #028 What’s next for rewilding?

Rewilding has emerged as a captivating, but controversial, concept in conservation. Depending on how rewilding is defined, it aims to increase “wildness” of nature, regenerate ecosystem functioning, develop self-sustaining ecosystems, or a…

45: Wildlife Art: Zebras to Weasels ft Robert E Fuller #46

In this Podcast I chat to Robert E Fuller who is a renowned wildlife artist well known for his elaborate garden set ups. We talk about wildlife art, tips on starting out and his famous weaselsNews: Aquatic Beetle That Can Survive Being Eaten By FrogsRo…

13: 13. The New Forest with Dan Snow

Join Adam and TV historian Dan Snow in the New Forest, one of Dan’s favourite woods and a wonderful place for history. But while history is a huge part of his life, it’s not his only passion. He’s also a self-confessed tree hugger. His love for…

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