I was pleased to hear about the birth of new red squirrel kittens on the Ballykinler Training Area. For the past five years Belfast Zoo has been working together with DIO as one of the organisations involved with the red squirrel breeding programme to protect and help red squirrels adapt to the wild across forests in Northern Ireland.
Amanda Williams, Sustainability Manager at Landmarc Support Services reflects on the positive work that is undertaken across the UK military training estate to conserve some of our most valuable habitats and landscapes.
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.