Is it our children? Recovering from a serious illness? Or feeling ashamed of what your generation has done to the planet? What is it that has inspired people here in St.Albans to do something to help the planet? As part of our Sustainable Stories Week during the St.Albans Sustainability Festival, Amanda Yorwerth set out to [...]
Join Amanda Yorwerth to hear about St.Albans Cycle Campaign’s meeting to explore how we can have healthy streets, and Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust’s invitation to have a wild June.
With the St.Albans Sustainability Festival well underway Amanda Yorwerth gives you a sneak preview of what to expect at the Market Takeover and hears about a forthcoming event from the Green Angel Syndicate.
The UK Parliament became the first in the world to pass a motion declaring a 'climate emergency' and Sustainable St.Albans has launched a petition to St.Albans District Council asking them to do likewise. Catherine Ross of Sustainable St.Albans joins Amanda Yorwerth to explain what this means and how you can sign. Changing you diet can [...]
Ever wondered whether you can recycle that stack of plant pots that the spiders are making use of in the shed? Or why plant pots aren’t easier to recycle? The answers to these and many more questions on this week’s Environment Matters with Chris Thorne, Retail Manager at Ayletts Nurseries. We’ll also hear from Clare Winter [...]
In this show Amanda Yorwerth discusses working with nature in vegan gardening with Chris Thorne of Ayletts. Plus, citizen science is a fascinating way to help the natural world and we hear from Joe Gray about events teaching you how to observe and record nature at Highfield Park.
Vegan Markets UK brought the first vegan market to St.Albans on Sunday. How did it go – and when will it be back? And as the Sustainability Festival brochures hit the streets we’ll have an update from the organisers.
We’re all about helping nature on this week’s Environment Matters. Butterfly World 2.0 have exciting new plans to help butterflies right here in St.Albans, and Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust want us all to help their call for a Nature Revival – in particular by finding space for a pond.
Louise Dillon and Helen Yates from Plot 31 Community Flower Farm join Amanda Yorwerth on this week's Environment Matters to explain why that Mother's Day bouquet may not be as lovely as it seems. Plus Dan Fletcher from St.Albans RSPB explains how birds are coping with the ups and downs of this spring's weather, and [...]
The drama is beginning to unfold on Verulamium Lake, and Dan Fletcher of St.Albans RSPB joins Amanda Yorwerth to talk about this year’s Heron Watch. But without the River Ver, the herons would be looking for a home. John Pritchard of the Ver Valley Society gives an update on this important river and how it [...]