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Posts Tagged ‘wildlife’

Rejuvenating Upton’s Fire Damaged Heathland

Last week we met up with Dorset Wildlife Trust in Upton to clear a fire-damaged area of heath land. In August 2008 the blaze affected two hectares of heather, gorse, trees and destroyed many habitats. Image credit: bournemouthecho.co.uk Image credit: bournemouthecho.co.uk The area was uninhabitable due to the fire damage. Work now begins to get…

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Bournemouth’s Oil Rig: Searching for Fortune

Bournemouth’s Oil Rig: Searching for Fortune Bournemouth’s new addition to the sea-sky-line is causing quite a stir. ‘Oil Rig Ensco 72’ is dominating Poole Bay with it’s 500m exclusion zone and 1800m deep well being drilled into the sea. It’s not the first time there has been an attempt to find oil in Bournemouth –…

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