For the last year I have visited the woods near where I live to survey the waterways for signs of otters. I volunteer for this because it helps in the conservation of our valuable green spaces and informs land management decisions.
The blog post in the link below was written for East Dartmoor NNR about these surveys in Yarner Woods. I don’t need an excuse to get out into our awesome woods but it’s nice to use this blog to reflect on the seasonal changes that I saw while out spotting otters…or not as was often the case!
Yarner is part of a network of 224 nature reserves in England. Nature Reserves safeguard some of Britain’s most important wildlife for present and future generations to cherish and enjoy. East Dartmoor is managed by Natural England in partnership with the Trendlebere Down Commoners Association, the Woodland Trust and Dartmoor National Park Authority.
To read my blog post visit East Dartmoor NNR’s blog: https://eastdartmoorwoods.org/2018/11/05/a-year-in-yarner/