Rangers Blog

  1. Welcome snowflakes!

    29 November 2013: The other week I had an e-mail from a lady that was concerned that there wasn’t enough done to protect the ground nesting birds on the Reserve. My first action was to reply to her email letting her know all that we were doing …

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  2. Nature Reserve first and foremost

    4 November 2013: Sharp eyes at the Bird Observatory didn’t miss a Long Tailed Blue Butterfly (Lampedes boeticus) an extremely rare migrant to the British Isles. Although rare here it has one of the largest ranges for a Lycaenid in the world. Just …

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  3. All creatures great and small

    4 October 2013: Three weeks in to my new post as the Landguard Ranger and I feel more at home, quite literally as I step out of my back door straight into the office! Thanks to everyone for helping me settle in and making me feel welcome …

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  4. Hello... I'm Chris the new Ranger at Landguard

    19 September 2013: This is the blog of Ranger Chris J Ryde of the Landguard Nature Reserve, on a two year mission to maintain and enhance its biological diversity. To boldly go, raising awareness of the sites fragile eco systems. Engaging …

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