Resources list for Wildlife Wardens

Resources index


Apps


Books

ID Guides

Reading Books


Equipment, seeds and saplings


Free information on habitats and habitat management

Churchyards

Freshwater habitats

Gardening for Wildlife

Hedgerows

Hedge management
Hedge surveys

Marine and coastal habitats

Meadows and wildflowers

Nature Friendly Farming

A talk by Cath Jeffs from the RSPB on the cirl bunting recovery project, including habitat management, working with farmers, community engagement and mitigating against the the impacts of development

Orchards

Peatlands

Pesticides

Rewilding

A conversation about rewilding with Isabella Tree, Alastair Driver and Derek Gow

Woodland and trees

Woodland Creation
Woodland management
Other information about woodland
Tree Protection Orders (TPOs)
  • TEMPO A systematised assessment tool for TPO suitability
Growing Trees from seed

Free information on wildlife

National Biodiversity Network State of Nature 2019

Birds

Fish

Flora

Fungi

General wildlife ID

  • Nature Spot A photographic library of species identified in Leicestershire and Rutland
  • First Nature A variety of free ID guides
  • Nature’s calendar A Woodland Trust timeline of when species can be seen throughout the year

Invertebrates

Lichens

  • APIS Monitoring air quality using lichens

Mammals

Marine species

Reptiles and Amphibians


Mapping

Free online mapping

  • Magic Maps Spatial (geographic) data for Great Britain
  • Devon Environment Viewer Spatial (geographic) data for Devon
  • A Land Cover Atlas of the UK (maps) For information on land use in all UK local authority areas, including Teignbridge
  • NEVO Tool Natural Environment Valuation (quantifies the economic value of land and also its value for biodiversity, carbon sequestration, water quality, recreation, timber and agriculture)

Paper maps


Newsletters


Podcasts


Recording wildlife

A talk by Jess Smallcombe from the Devon Biodiversity Records Centre on how Wildlife Wardens can record wildlife locally