How Wild Are We?

2021-05-23T12:24:45+01:00May 23rd, 2021|

Heidi Carruthers of Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trusts asks us to take a questionnaire to take a closer look and report back on the wildness around us and local business woman Kate Cherry explains how her Sustainability Festival event could help individuals and businesses recycle more. To find out more about St.Albans Sustainability Festival and [...]

Why so many wildlife evictions?

2021-04-26T08:03:24+01:00April 26th, 2021|

Recently there’s been reports around the District of privately owned land that had become known as a site rich in nature has suddenly been stripped of vegetation and worse. In this podcast Mark Park-Crowne, spokesperson for the Save Napsbury Wildlife Sanctuary Group talks about what's happened on the site near him, and Matt Dodds, planning [...]

Averting coffee cup disaster

2021-04-11T17:07:06+01:00April 11th, 2021|

Hear from local 6th former Olivia who talks about her petition aimed at keeping coffee cups out of landfill. Newly appointed Wilder St.Albans Project Officer Heidi Carruthers (heidi.carruthers@hmwt.org) talks about how she’s getting started and how we can help. And Ali Insall invites us to the Hertfordshire Environment Hustings. You'll also hear about the Wilderhood [...]

Why can’t I recycle my rigid plastic anymore – and where are all the frogs?

2018-05-16T19:33:52+01:00May 16th, 2018|

Councillor Terry Hone, Cabinet Member for Community Protection and Waste Management explains why you can't recycle your rigid plastics at the tip anymore, and Rob Hopkins, Reserves manager for Herts and Middx Wildlife Trusts explains why he thinks so many local ponds have no frogspawn this year.