A right little Rascal

December 2, 2016

I’ve just met up again with the gorgeous poodle puppy I’m sponsoring for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. I’ve named him ‘Rascal’ and I’m pleased to say he’s living up to it.

The Animal Symphony

December 1, 2016
Animal Symphony

A remarkable experiment to determine the effect music has on animals, culminating in a concert orchestrated by acclaimed composer Nitin Sawhney. Sky Arts 6 Dec 9pm

Interviewing Sir David Attenborough

November 25, 2016
Sir David Attenborough talking with Chris Packham

Talking to Sir David Attenborough about his experience of the changing nature of conservation as part of the Wildscreen Festival 2016.

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Meaningful, magical Christmas gifts & events

November 15, 2016
Hawk Conservancy Trust - Christmas 2016

The Hawk Conservancy Trust has put the ‘fun’ into fundraising this Christmas – gifts and events and a chance to win a pair of tickets to ‘Carols & Owls by Moonlight’.

A chance to make history

November 1, 2016
Devon Beavers - copyright Nick Upton

Donate to give England’s only wild beavers a chance and to play a role in one of the most exciting conservation projects of the twentieth-first century … and receive a reward.

Autumn at the Isle of Wight Zoo

October 24, 2016
Vervet Monkey at IOW Zoo

The Isle of Wight is a special place – a microclimatic Island jewel surrounded by sparkling seas. News from the zoo includes photography workshops and big cat training workshops.

My first step in sponsoring a hearing dog poodle pup

October 21, 2016
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

A deaf person’s life can be transformed by the remarkable skills of a specially trained hearing dog. You can sponsor Chris’s poodle pup from £3 per month.

Periscope broadcast from Cyprus

October 1, 2016
Chris with Willow Warbler on Cyprus

Chris and the team are in Cyprus reporting on the massive and illegal bird slaughter where in autumn and winter 2 million birds die. Find out what can you do?

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Dogs of Distinction

July 30, 2016
Rebels with or without a cause

I’ve been pondering of late, why celebrate the Olympic games when you could simply celebrate . . . the poodle? These two animals rule my world.

News from Isle of Wight Zoo

May 27, 2016

Director, Charlotte Corney, reflects on the important rescue work carried out by zoos as the new primate enclosure is completed and preparations are underway for summer visitors.