Category: Talks

This is where I share updates on my writing and conservation work, thoughts on topical conservation issues, and news about nature and the artists who are inspired by it.  Sometimes I blog about other stuff, too.


I'm looking forward to speaking at three very different festivals coming up in October.

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Dream of the Field Cricket

For an insect that spends almost all of its time underground, the field cricket has an elusive charisma, on account of its evocative 'song'. A unique event will celebrate this miniature sound-maker.

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On Saturday 6th April I will be speaking a conference along with other conservationists presenting personal views of the changing nature of conservation. I will argue that we need radical change, because our current conservation model isn't working.

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North Cornwall Book Festival talk podcast

Last month’s North Cornwall Book Festival was memorable, and the talks are available as podcasts for those who missed it.  Click below for my talk, and relive the whole festival here.

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