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Sarah Rees

Sarah has been fascinated by the natural world for as long as she can remember and is keen to explore new places and document wild encounters with her trusty camera. She is an Environmental Scientist, presenter and keen wildlife photographer; and is also a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. With a background in television production, she launched her online Forestwatch videos to celebrate the diversity of woodland wildlife and ancient trees. She is keen to work on more Natural History programming. http://www.sarahrees.co.uk/

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The Beauty of Ferns

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A tiny spiral appears amid the undergrowth – a new leaf is beginning to unfurl.  The zesty green frond offers a welcome splash of colour after the grey of a...

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A Lavender Escape

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It was the end of summer and I found myself gazing at a lavender farm in the South East of England. The sight of this huge lavender field in Surrey came...

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Sunshine and Sunflowers

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The sight of sunflowers catching rainbow sunbeams through their petals is wonderfully uplifting. They seem to radiate light and colour throughout the summer months. The name is derived from the...

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Bluebells Revisited….

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It was such a pleasure to photograph and blog about the beautiful native bluebells of Epping Forest last year. Judging by the comments, the little bell-shaped flowers really do seem...

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A Winter Woodland

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First the snow came as a light dusting, like icing on the twigs and branches.  Then overnight, the big flakes fell – snow on snow – and the forest was...

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Peaceful Poppies

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Relaxing in the presence of poppies is a lovely way to unwind and drift off. Indeed there seems to be something about poppies that can stir great emotion within us....