Hello and welcome to Common By Nature. Maintained by nature writer, naturalist, and content creator James Common, this site explores issues to do with ecology and conservation; while also serving as a journal showcasing James’s explorations in the natural world. Here you can expect trip reports, traditional nature writing, opinion, factual articles and ecological musings: all with a focus on the great outdoors. To read more, please visit the blog; while additional posts by the author can also be found on his Northumberland Wildlife Trust column. Additionally, you can check out New Nature Magazine – founded by James in late 2016.