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Apple blossom

#CloserToNature with Smeale Farm

Our #CloserToNature series of blogs aims to keep us connected with nature this spring while staying at home. Beth and Steve Martin, of Smeale Farm, tell us how they are encouraging wildlife and nature to their land - and how we can all enjoy the simple pleasures these bring.

Kirk Michael

#CloserToNature with Dr Richard Selman

Our #CloserToNature series of blogs aims to keep us connected with nature this spring while staying at home. Dr Richard Selman, Head of Ecosystem Policy at DEFA, writes about the competing issues authorities weigh up when deciding whether to cut hedges - and describes how a quick DIY trim could be better than a short back and sides.

Red Solider Beetle

#CloserToNature with Sean’s Shots

Our #CloserToNature series of blogs aims to keep us connected with nature this spring while staying at home. Photographer Sean Corlett, of Sean’s Shots, discusses how he is snapping bees and birds, rather than bikes, this spring and lets us into a few secrets on how to get the perfect wildlife shot.

3POP

#CloserToNature by Richard MacNee

Our #CloserToNature series of blogs aims to keep us connected with nature this spring while staying at home. Keen athlete Richard MacNee updates us on his 3 Pieces of Plastic (3POP) litter-picking initiative - and how his daily haul has not decreased despite exercise restrictions.

Jane's garden

#CloserToNature by Jane Prescott

Our #CloserToNature series of blogs aims to keep us connected with nature this spring while staying at home. Landscape architect and herbalist Jane Prescott tell us how she has invited nature into her garden - and how it repays her.

Dr Jeremy Paul in Madagascar

#CloserToNature by Dr Jeremy Paul

Our #CloserToNature series of blogs aims to keep us connected with nature this spring while staying at home. Renowned wildlife artist Dr Jeremy Paul writes about his isolated lifestyle as he paints - and about how we can all link up with nature.

Peacock by Jerry Jones

#CloserToNature by Garry Curtis

Our #CloserToNature series of blogs aims to keep us connected with nature this spring while staying at home. Garry Curtis, of Manx Butterfly Conservation, talks about what species you might see close to home, or further afield once times improve.

#CloserToNature by Sophie Costain

Our #CloserToNature series of blogs aims to keep us connected with nature this spring while staying at home. Sophie Costain, Biodiversity Officer with DEFA and a keen ornithologist, urges us to throw open our windows and listen to nature's melody.

Daffodils at Pooil Vaaish

#CloserToNature by Dr Peter Duncan

Our #CloserToNature series of blogs aims to keep us connected with nature this spring while staying at home. Dr Peter Duncan, Senior Marine Environment Officer with DEFA, writes of the upsides of working from home, including the chance to connect with some of the nature and geology close by.

Graham Makepeace-Warne

#MyBiosphere by Graham Makepeace-Warne

Graham Makepeace-Warne, Marketing and Membership Manager with Manx Wildlife Trust, is April's guest author in the #MyBiosphere series of articles in Business 365, published by Mannin Media.

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