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Written by Phil Brown Tuesday, 03 April 2018 16:11

Just under two years ago Kitty decided we needed another pond dedicated to wildlife in the garden. Last week we were delighted to see the arrival of our first frogs and some frogspawn!

Written by Phil Brown Friday, 23 March 2018 13:10

One never knows how a day exploring nature might turn out. We go out hoping for everything but expect nothing; and when blessed with a surprise it makes the joy so much sweeter.

Written by Phil Brown, Badger Bushcraft Blog Monday, 04 June 2012 09:07

A large male stoat (Mustela erminea) has been filmed on a trail camera in a rural Kent garden at the start of spring 2012. Trail cameras often reveal the secretive and often hidden happenings of the wild animals and their adventures in our own back yards.

Written by Phil Brown, Badger Bushcraft Blog Saturday, 14 April 2012 11:20

During a recent excursion to a Kent beach one of the young men, who searched amongst the rocks with great patience and dogged determination, collected the find of the day – a fossilised gastropod!

Written by Phil Brown, BAdger Bushcraft Blog Tuesday, 06 March 2012 13:28

We have recently been playing around with infrared wildlife and trail cameras in the Kent countryside and some privately owned land that we have access to and thought it would be nice to share the results on the Badger Bushcraft Blog.

Written by Phil Brown, Badger Bushcraft Blog Thursday, 22 September 2011 10:55

Several early morning and dusk ventures that have proved fruitless have finally been rewarded with a beautiful encounter with a Peregrine and some pictures by which to remember the event.

Written by Phil Brown, Badger Bushcraft Blog Tuesday, 13 September 2011 09:02

A recent morning started with the local songbird and blackbird population creating a hullabaloo as a female sparrowhawk hunted the local trees, shrubs and hedgerows that abut our base here in Kent.

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