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Review: Hi-Tec Trek Plus Activity Tracker

These days I’m out and about a bit, so I got myself a fitness tracker from Hi Tec to see how that worked. I had a rival tracker last year for a while (Misfit Shine), but eventually gave up with it, as it wouldn’t communicate with my phone in any meaningful way. So with a … Continue reading Review: Hi-Tec Trek Plus Activity Tracker

 
     
 
 

The Ranger re-booted

I’m hoping to spend a lot more time out patrolling the countryside this year, and so I have been on the lookout for a new pair of boots. And given the wet winter we have had, I’ve been looking quite hard at the Hi-Tec waterproof range. So these last few weeks I’ve been testing out … Continue reading The Ranger re-booted

 
     
 
 

Back to rangering for me: joining Gift to Nature

I’m being outsourced. The Isle of Wight Council can’t pay for a full countryside service any more, so some time early in 2016, I’m taking a load of the council’s countryside sites, one of my colleagues, and a lot of optimism off to work for a small Island charity called Gift to Nature. Yes, it’s finally happening, … Continue reading Back to rangering for me: joining Gift to Nature

 
     
 
 

Angry acid-spitting creatures in Parkhurst Forest

The refurbished red squirrel hide at Parkhurst Forest was launched this weekend by Gift to Nature. I was there to take a guided walk and also a group of children from Hunnyhill Primary School round and show them the hide, plus a few other things! I promised that I’d show the visitors angry acid-spitting animals … Continue reading Angry acid-spitting creatures in Parkhurst Forest

     
 
 

Save living wildlife from the Natural History Museum

by Rowan Adams, the Climate-friendly Gardener Yes, you read that right. Please help to save living wildlife not just at the Natural History Museum, but from the Natural History Museum Well, to be more precise, living wildlife at the museum needs saving from some plans proposed by people at the top of the museum. I … Continue reading Save living wildlife from the Natural History Museum

     
 
 
 
   
 

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