Jim is one of 4 contributors to the Times Saturday Nature Notebook.  

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Lost harvest mice of Selborne, ice age Derbyshire and Norman Moore Times Nature Notebook 21 Nov 2015

An ancient landscape, shooting woodcock, moorlands and white hares Times Nature Notebook 17 October 2015

Learning species in Dorset, a Yorkshire meadow and awesome ospreys Times Nature Notebook 05/09/2015

An inspirational acrobat, the world's conservation supremo & butterfies Times Nature Notebook 4/7/2015

The disappearing merlin, European beavers and some brilliant citizen science. Times Nature Notebook 6/6/15

The plover's page, a better way to save our newts and an intriguing family Times Nature Notebook 9/5/15

Moorland restoration in the Peak District and Quarry Bank Mill Times Nature Notebook 11/4/2015

Red and grey squirrels, pine martens and how to grow your own furniture Times Nature Notebook 14/03/2015 

Norfolk's Sculthorpe Moor, hen harriers and a reminder of Canada Times Nature Notebook 14/2/2015

Derbyshire Blue John, landscape policy and the winter dipper show Times Nature Notebook 17/01/2015

Snow, Runnymede and what Alastair Campbell and Martin McGuinness said Times Nature Notebook 3/01/2015 

A complex geography lesson, the national lottery and John Ruskin  Times Nature Notebook 29/11/2014

Ash dieback, Hadrian's wall and lead pathways  Times Nature Notebook 1/11/2014

Crayfish, Chatsworth's deer and misty autumnal mornings Times Nature Notebook 4/10/2014

Franco's hunting forests and the amazing Thin Green Line Times Nature Notebook 6/9/2014 

Yorkshire's Rosedale, a visiting quail and an encounter with a grass snake  Times 23/08/2014

Hen harriers, glow-worms and lapwings Times Nature Notebook 09/08/2014












Jim has written over 100 columns in newspapers as diverse as the Matlock Mercury, Staffordshre Sentinel and Derby Telegraph.  He writes regularly for the Derbyshire Times.