DIO has worked together with the RAF, the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) and Natural England on a pilot project to rescue 60 curlew eggs from RAF airfields in East Anglia.
Environment and Ecology
Archaeology in DIO is unique compared to any other organisation. The MOD owns about 1% of the UK mainland and is responsible for preserving, protecting and maintaining 777 Scheduled Monuments.
DIO worked with partners including Crown Commercial Service and Future Biogas to establish a renewable energy source to power RAF Marham. Read on to find out how it all works.
The Sanctuary Awards celebrates biodiversity, conservation and energy efficiency projects across the defence estate. Learn more about the 2018 winners and runners up and how they are promoting these issues.
Maj Udai Gurung tells us how he and a group of dedicated volunteers are working to protect a rare moth on Fingringhoe Ranges in Essex.
Salisbury Plain is not only one of the military’s top training areas, it is also rich in wildlife and archaeological wonders. Read on to find out more from a DIO ecologist.
Did you know the MOD has foresters on staff? Given that the defence estate includes 18,000 hectares of woodland, its a vital job.
Hi, I’m Paul Wilson and I currently have the privilege of leading the specialist technical teams at DIO as Acting Head of Technical Services. Today I’ll be blogging about what we do and the exciting opportunities available in our team. …
Hi, my name is Richard Osgood and I'm the Senior Archaeologist at DIO. Today I'll be blogging about the team of military veterans, service personnel and volunteers from Wessex Archaeology and Breaking Ground Heritage who helped to unearth the excavation …
I am Major Alan Grant MBE SCOTS. Currently I’m posted to Belize with DIO Range Control as the Training Safety Officer (TSO) in support of the British Army Training Support Unit Belize (BATSUB) and I love my job. This is …