David Lindo and The Big Garden Birdwatch 2024

This month, we are delighted to feature a guest blog from longstanding Páramo Ambassador, David Lindo. Also known as the Urban Birder, David is a respected broadcaster, writer, naturalist, photographer and public speaker who is passionate about birds. With the world’s largest garden wildlife survey taking place in the UK this weekend – the Big Garden Birdwatch 2024 – who better to wax lyrical about our feathered friends and encourage nature lovers like us to take part, helping to build a picture of how British garden birds are faring. Over to David…

© Páramo Clothing – David Lindo,The Urban Birder in our Pájaro Jacket.
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Stories from Creaciones Miquelina

Our long-term ethical manufacturing partnership with Creaciones Miquelina in Bogotá, Colombia, has provided training and employment for vulnerable women at risk of prostitution and drugs since 1992. We are extremely proud that all garments manufactured at Miquelina (85% of our annual production, including all our Nikwax Analogy waterproof garments) carry the World Fair Trade Organization Fair Trade label.

Here, we share the stories of Magda and Viviana, two women whose lives have changed thanks to Creaciones Miquelina, its partnership with Páramo, and our new Employee-Owned Trust.

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Our partnership with the UK’s premier wildlife hotel, The Grant Arms

We are excited to launch our partnership with the UK’s only wildlife hotel, The Grant Arms in the Scottish Highlands. Nestled in Grantown on Spey in the heart of the beautiful Cairngorm National Park, The Grant Arms Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore this region’s stunning landscapes and discover its abundant flora and fauna. The finest river in Scotland, the River Spey, is only minutes away and there is no better place to spot rare and endangered species such as wildcat, red squirrel, osprey, pine marten, golden eagle and rutting deer.

The Grant Arms Hotel
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Outdoor Stories: Alex and Jodie from Páramo HQ

Between them, HQ staff members Alex Beaumont and Jodie Clarke have an impressive 37 years of Páramo experience under their belts, so we thought it was about time we gave them a little overdue airtime in one of our newsletters. Alex is our patient Operations Director who knows everything there is to know about the business, whilst Jodie, as Head of Sales, has a real flair for what makes our retailers and customers tick. As befits a Páramo employee, they spend much of their spare time enjoying the great outdoors and we asked them to give us an insight into the kit they are never without.

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