The Dambusters: the Dambuster Chronicles


A documentary on the legendary Dambustans has been commissioned to be made for BBC2.It follows the life of the Dampier clan and how they lived on the land that now makes up the Dombarton Estate.In the early 19th century, the Dammers moved to the property, where they raised cattle, built a farm, and developed their […]

How to read the grassland description in Cric’s Temperate Grassland


The description is meant to give you an idea of what kind of grassland you are looking at.It’s a list of the plants and animals you can find in your area.If you’re looking for wild grasses, the descriptions list them alongside the names of the wild grass species.You may be able to identify certain types […]

Why are we so sensitive to tropical grasses?


A growing concern in the field is the widespread and damaging impact of tropical grass species that thrive in the subtropics.While tropical grasslands offer a multitude of uses, some species are particularly resistant to herbicides and fungicides and are particularly prone to disease.Tropical grasses also grow in large numbers and are commonly used for their […]