An Investigation into the Impacts of Human Presence and Activities on the Environment and Ecosystems in the Caves of the Mendip Hills.

Andrew Chamberlain FdSc Countryside Management Contents   Page Contents 2 Introduction 4 Purpose of the Project:AimsObjectivesHypothesis 5555 Literary Review 6 Equipment and Methodology:EquipmentMethodology 111112 Control Experiment – Waterwheel SwalletAtmospheric PressureHumidity and TemperatureCarbon Dioxide Levels  13141519 ResultsCave Visitor NumbersShowcavesGoatchurch CavernShowcaves – Wookey Hole and Goughs Cave.Comparisons in relationships (Showcaves)Goatchurch Cavern 20202020212325  Comparative Results Between Showcaves, Goatchurch… Read more An Investigation into the Impacts of Human Presence and Activities on the Environment and Ecosystems in the Caves of the Mendip Hills.

The Adders are returning

As we move through spring and the days, get both longer and warmer, a fantastic group of animals start to make an appearance. Legend has followed them through the centuries imbibing them with mystery and magical powers form witchcraft and magic through to religious symbolism. Of course, I’m talking about our amazing reptiles and amphibians.… Read more The Adders are returning

Beetling about the hills

In the countryside, at this time of year, it is easy to be entranced by the flowers, trees and the landscape in general. Easily seen are the bright green fresh Beech leaves and the foaming white hedgerows of Blackthorn. However, for me, looking a little closer, and thinking a lot smaller, opens up a whole… Read more Beetling about the hills

Thinking on the levels

For the last few weeks, I unable to ride my bike, not even on the road let alone the mountain bike due to recovering from a small operation. Quite frankly, it has been really getting to me. I’m no longer a racer, more of a bimbler, but riding a bike is what I do and always have… Read more Thinking on the levels