A Focus On Nature

A Focus On Nature

5 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know About Trees and Forests – Sam Manning

It’s an incredibly exciting time for tree and woodland ecology, scientists are making breakthrough discoveries that are reshaping the way we see forests, and redefining their role in our landscape. Here are five amazing new stories from the frontier of tree science.

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A year at the pit – Beth Aucott

At the beginning of 2016 I wrote a post for the AFON blog where I talked about 2016 being the year I really got to know a site – a year of the patch. Well that year is now over so I thought I should look back and update you all on how it went.

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We’re recruiting!

We currently recruiting for three A Focus On Nature committee roles, plus a non-committee position. Please read on for details

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Books and Reviews

Book Review: The Ethical Carnivore

Louise Gray tells a remarkable story of her goal to only eat animals she had killed herself, in order to experience first-hand where our meat comes from. As someone who is attempting to eat more ethically I was instantly intrigued!

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Thoughts on a Natural History GCSE

A petition has recently created much discussion between naturalists, as it calls for the curriculum to offer a GCSE in natural history. We asked some AFON members for their thoughts on this petition.

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Best blog post of 2016

We want your opinion! We have an amazing (albeit currently top secret) prize available for the author of the best blog post of 2016 on the AFON blog, and we want you to vote on the best blog post!

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Photography and behavioural observations – Katie Horrocks

Happy New Year! In the first week of this shiny new year, we are hearing from seven AFON members on their hopes and plans for 2017.

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The year of recording – Alex Berryman

Happy New Year! In the first week of this shiny new year, we are hearing from seven AFON members on their hopes and plans for 2017.

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Get out and explore – Abi Jacobs

Happy New Year! In the first week of this shiny new year, we are hearing from seven AFON members on their hopes and plans for 2017.

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Ponking and longhorns in 2017 – Will Heeney

Happy New Year! In the first week of this shiny new year, we are hearing from seven AFON members on their hopes and plans for 2017.

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