Monthly Archives: April 2010

The cull of the wild

To paraphrase an old saying, there are none so deaf as those who will not hear. Although the recent High Court judgement on the Welsh Assembly’s planned badger cull found in favour of the Assembly, it also made clear the … Continue reading

Posted in Bovine TB

From the archives: A badger walk (part 2)

22 April 2007: During our ‘badger walk’ on Sunday we saw and heard a variety of other wildlife… One of the first woodland creatures we saw was this tiny muntjac deer. She showed no real sign of alarm at our … Continue reading

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From the archives: A badger walk (part 1)

22 April 2007: On Sunday I led a ‘badger walk’ for members of my local badger protection group, Brockwatch. The ‘venue’ was the wood where I saw my first badgers, 30 years ago this month. There are six badger setts … Continue reading

Posted in About badgers, Badger persecution, Brockwatch

A week in the life (Part 2)

As you may have gathered from this blog, life as a Brockwatcher involves more than just watching Brocks. Protecting the amazing animals which provide so much pleasure is also high on the agenda, and this involves amongst other things, rescues, … Continue reading

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A week in the life (Part 1)

An afternoon’s sett checking, a 33rd anniversary badger watch and a call-out to two apparently orphaned badger cubs was just the start of an eventful week in the life of a Brockwatcher. The week would go on to include a … Continue reading

Posted in Badger watching, Rescues

Brockwatcher’s beginnings

Today, or rather this evening, is the 33rd anniversary of my first ever badger watch, which means that four months from now I will have been watching Brock for a third of a century. (I should add that I started … Continue reading

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The sweet smell of … stink badgers?

Ah, the sweet smell of success. It has taken many hours of research, writing, re-writing and finally a bit of webmastery to wrap it all up, but finally I have completed my task. Ladies and gentleman, please clap your hands … Continue reading

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