IN THE NEWS
31 March 2022 Media pick up of publication of Peak District mountain hare total population estimate:
Daily Telegraph print news paper
6 national press items including Independent, Daily Mail etc
TV interviews: BBC North West Tonight; BBC East Midlands Today
Radio interview: BBC Radio Derby
BBC Radio 3 Breakfast News Feature
121 regional press articles including London Evening Standard https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/peak-district-england-english-manchester-metropolitan-university-scotland-b991628.html
BBC Radio Sheffield 25 June 2021 (149,000 listeners per week) Climate change driving mountain hares to extinction
Sunday Times newspaper (circulation 650,000) 20 June 2021 Winners and losers as the temperature rises
Sky News 20 March 2021 TV interview England’s mountain hares at risk. Three minute video of this news item featuring myself is here: https://youtu.be/1XHlL5Y7EqE
Link to related news article is here https://news.sky.com/story/climate-change-englands-mountain-hares-at-risk-as-warmer-temperatures-set-to-shrink-their-peak-district-habitat-12251094
Daily Telegraph newspaper (readership 982,000) 1 Feb 2021 Global warming threatens England’s mountain hares https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/01/31/englands-last-surviving-mountain-hares-risk-global-warming/
The “I” Newspaper (readership 686,000) 1 Feb 2021 Lack of snow a threat to the mountain hare
BBC News Website 31 Jan 2021 Peak District’s last surviving mountain hares ‘at risk’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-55704996
BBC East Midlands Today 13 Jan 2021 TV interview Conservation genetics of mountain hares
BBC East Midlands Today 11 Jan 2021 TV interview Mountain hares and climate change
BBC Winterwatch 24 Jan 2020 Blog Saving snowy white mountain hares https://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/natureuk/entries/c40db47c-cbb3-4d42-b102-02791b954274
2 Dec 2020 “Love and Death: Sex Ratios of Mountain Hares” presentation given to Ecological Genetics and Conservation Lab of Manchester Metropolitan University
13 Dec 2019 Comparison of Field Methods to Estimate Density of Mountain Hares this was given at British Ecological Society International Conference, Belfast . Review comments were: “Dynamic. Excellent. Great Fun. Informative”.
15 May 2019 New Methods for Surveying Mountain Hares. West Lancashire Wildlife Group at Edgehill University.
31 March 2019 Modelling density estimates of reintroduced Mountain Hares using Distance Sampling. Mammal Society Conference, Glasgow.
Wednesday 12th September 2018. Grizzly Bears of North West Montana. This show features new material recorded in July and August 2018. Audience: Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, Amber Valley Group. Riddings Park Community Centre, West Street, Riddings, Alfreton , Derbyshire, DE55 4EW
June 2018. Progress Update: PhD Study of Peak District Mountain Hares. Presented to Hare Preservation Trust AGM at Bridgewater, Somerset.
May 2018 Grizzly Bears of the Cabinet Yaak Ecosystem, NW Montana. Presented to British Mountaineering Council (BMC) High Peak Group who rated this event as “the best show presentation since Bill Gordon.”
26 & 27 April 2018 Peak District Mountain Hares: Ecology, Distribution, Conservation. Audience: Peak District National Park Authority. This was a presentation I gave to to nearly 100 Peak Park Rangers, providing lessons in natural history, ecology, field observation and the science of estimating mountain hare abundance.
10 April 2018. (Photo ). Mountain Hare Population Estimate – Sensitivity of Distance Sampling to Data Truncation Effects. Presentation given to British Ecological Society Conference “Monitoring Small Populations” at Chester University.
September 2017. Peak District Mountain Hare Ecology. Presentation at Bog Fest, the Moors for the Future science event.
November 2016. Grizzly Bears of the Cabinet Yaak Ecosystem, NW Montana. Presented to Derbyshire Wildlife Trust High Peak Group, Glossop.
October 2016. Grizzly Bears of NW Montana. Presented to Mynydd Climbing Club. Royal Hotel, Hayfield.
May 2016. Grizzly Bear Conservation Field Methods. Presented to Glossop Explorer Scout Group.
April 2016. Peak District Mountain Hare Conservation Issues. Presented to the Hare Preservation Trust AGM, Alderburgh, Suffolk.
April 2016. Grizzly Bear Conservation. Presented to Glossopdale Harriers who professed an interest in fast running furry critters. It’s always good to remember your roots and i am always grateful to my friends for helping me embark on this speaking journey.