Sylvan Champions

Full article from edition 2 This area is home to the UK’s largest known black poplar and white willow trees.  The management of these trees is still in its infancy, but we need to be identifying the veteran trees of...

Blackstone and a Lost Truck Saved

Full article from edition 2. Includes photos not published in the hard-copy version. Photos and text by Ilay Cooper.                                   ‘We walked … towards Kimmeridge… descended the cliffs at Calcium Ledge, in the mossy cave there was a thickish layer of...

Museum Piece – the beginning, edition 2

                                    There’s a little museum tucked away in a tiny corner of Purbeck, nestling on the crossroads of time at a place called Worth Matravers. Some say the ages have passed it by; that civilisation wreaks havoc like a whirlwind...

Museum Piece – edition 5

They came, they saw, they traded. Welcome to the second in our series on the amazing artefacts and specimens of The Square and Compass Museum, Worth Matravers. In this edition, Cath curates a tour of their newest display,...