Tag Archives: nature

Beautiful Sonoran Desert

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument on the US/Mexican border, a place of amazing desert plants, quiet solitude, beautiful sunshine and occasional, dramatic rain, but also where reminders of political tensions are never too far away. A strange and beguiling place … Continue reading

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Mesquite Sand Dunes, Death Valley National Park

On a recent road trip throughout the Sonoran Desert of Arizona and Southern California we paused in this stunning place to wait for sunset

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Hills and habitats

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Always nice to rummage in a mountain farm blanket bog with the magnificent Tryfan in view

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Thoughts, deeds, music

Up here, on the roof of Snowdonia, we have restored the blanket bog and protected the largest and deepest area of peat in Wales. Not only is this good for increasingly rare birds such as curlew and hen harrier, but … Continue reading

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High nature farming

My office yesterday amongst the regenerating heather on an @NTWales Farm high up above the Ogwen Valley in Snowdonia #highnaturefarming 

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On a Welsh Mountain Farm

We were looking for new tenants for this gorgeous Welsh mountain farm this week so that they can help us restore the habitats and make more space for nature. I got to spend time looking at the rare plants, which … Continue reading

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Beautiful blanket bog in Cwmfynnon

Coming down off Glyder Fawr (see summit picture below) and into this lovely blanket bog of cotton grass in Cwmfynnon was a very nice way to end an epic walk, and it was all for work, which can’t be bad

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Beautiful autumn day in Snowdonia

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River of Life

A rare splash of green in an otherwise seemingly endless red rock landscape in the depths of Utah, a place so quiet and still all you can hear is the gentle swirls and eddies in the water as the mighty … Continue reading

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