DIO volunteers recently joined colleagues from the Environment Agency to clear patches of Himalayan Balsam. Read on to find out why this was necessary.
It’s Bees’ Needs Week and I’d like to tell you about the important work that DIO does to protect bees across the Defence estate.
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.
The 2019 MOD Access Forum saw attendees from various organisations learn about the public access issues affecting the MOD estate and even have a go at searching for unexploded ordnance!
In 2015, an overhanging rock face began to collapse, damaging the public stairway that leads down from the South West Coast Path Trail to the Fossil Forest, located within Lulworth Ranges. DIO has worked with Lulworth Estate, Natural England, Dorset Council and Vertical Technologies to repair the stairway and re-open the site.
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.
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.
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 …
Hi, I’m Mark Sumner and I work in DIO’s Environmental Support and Compliance Team as the Access and Recreation Advisor, based in Salisbury Plain. Today, I’ll be blogging about the work DIO has done to protect our most important wildlife …