Mike Stentiford, MBE

 

Mike, originally from Exeter in Devon, has been an enthusiast of Jersey’s natural environment since his arrival in the island in the mid 1950s.

From 1975-1980, he ran Jersey’s Young Ornithologists Club after which Mike became group leader of the Jersey Branch of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and in 1991 received the RSPB Presidents Award.

He held the position of President of the National Trust for Jersey and became the Countryside Education/Interpretation Officer with the States of Jersey, a position he held until retirement in 2000. 

He is the author of 3 books, an autobiography ‘Blame the Badger’ and The Birdwatchers Jersey 1 and 2 and until recently he wrote a weekly nature article in the Jersey Evening Post.

Mike received his MBE in the Queen’s New Year honours list in 2000.

 

Click on the link to start reading Mike's articles.


A Banquet for birds

Seasonal Arrivals

Settling down

Time to Prepare

Mid summer changes

Last of the summer Vine

The Lean, Mean Months of Winter

On the edge of Town

Bitterly Cold Comfort

A summer of Discontent

The early risers


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