Guest Blogs

Guest Blog: Amy Bray, Another Way

Amy’s story is one of determination, inspiration and hope. From growing up fearful about the future of our oceans, to taking responsibility in encouraging change, establishing Another Way, and recently being awarded Cumbrian Woman of the Year at the age of 17. In our first Guest Blog, Amy shares her story, so far…

Woodland: A Nature-Based Solution to Climate Change

As part of National Tree Week (23 November – 1 December), this blog by RSPB volunteer and nature writer, Nic Wilson, explores the critical importance of woodland creation and conservation as a key nature-based solution to climate change. Haweswater Site Manager Lee Schofield contributes.

From Saltholme to Haweswater… and back again

Last week, Visitor Experience Intern Laura Pringle travelled from RSPB Saltholme in industrial Teesside to our rural Haweswater base, on a trip to explore the distinctions between our two sites. Here she shares her mini-adventure with us…

Wilderness Escapes – How It All Began…

Guest blog by Greg Wilson, MD of Wilderness Escapes Wilderness Escapes is an idea that was literally born out of years spent sitting around a campfire in some remote lake or loch far from civilisation. The silence of these places is at first startling, but then is soon replaced by the sounds of nature and natural phenomena.  In the past a friend and I would paddle from our ‘put in’… Read More »Wilderness Escapes – How It All Began…