Magazine - Articles by Dr Mark Hampton MIEEM
At a pinch: Crayfish in a pond near you
26 Mar 2012 - Featured Articles - Dr Mark Hampton MIEEM - 1 comment
Crayfish are one of the most remarkable animals that can be found in our waterways. The UK's native white-clawed crayfish is under threat, and your pond or lake could become part of the Ark Site programme to protect this species. Dr Mark Hampton explains.
The Lizard Orchid - one of the UK's rarest plants
27 Feb 2012 - Featured Articles - Dr Mark Hampton MIEEM - 1 comment
There are many extraordinary plants in the UK and, arguably, one of the most extraordinary families is the orchids. Often mimicking other wildlife - bees, flies, butterflies, frogs, and even monkeys and men, the orchids have incredible flowers that have often evolved to attract unsuspecting insects to 'come and play'.
WAKE UP TO DORMICE
24 Dec 2011 - Featured Articles - Dr Mark Hampton MIEEM - 1 comment
This is the time of year many of our animal species have bedded down for the winter. Species of mammals, reptiles and amphibians have gone into complete winter hibernation. One such species of mammal is the dormouse. Click here to find out more about this rare mammal.