Did you know that half of all British butterflies are now on the Red List, which means they’re either threatened or ‘near threatened’ with extinction? In this guest blog Wildlife expert Sean McMenemy director at Ark Wildlife shares his tips for attracting butterflies for this year’s ‘Big Butterfly Count’, which runs until August 7…
Everything you need to know to take part in 30 Days Wild
You may have heard of 30 Days Wild through social media; you may even follow the hashtag: #30DaysWild, but if you’ve yet to get involved, or you’d like some fresh ideas for how to take part this year, here’s all you need to know…
School strikers call on the Royals to rewild their land
On Saturday morning, Chris Packham joined hundreds of children and families as they marched through Green Park in central London to Buckingham Palace, calling on the Royals to rewild their land.
Wild East: 10 exciting ways that Fritton Lake is rewilding
Since moving back to my home region of East Anglia in 2019, I’ve been excited to get out an visit some of the progressive and innovative projects taking place across Norfolk and Suffolk — and although a certain pandemic slowed things down — I’m thrilled to now find myself able to get out amongst some of these rewilding hotspots.
Layers of life in the Babonneau rainforest
We’re heading up into the clouds, 450 metres above the Babonneau rainforest floor, through towering gum trees, ficus trees and fiddlehead ferns to reach the bright blue skies above the treetops.
National Tree Week: plant a tree, start a new life.
This week is National Tree Week; a celebration to mark the start of the winter tree planting season. And you know what? I really needed that focus today.
Why I’m joining the Big Climate Fightback…
The Woodland Trust launched the Big Climate Fightback in September to give people a simple way to make a difference in the fight against climate change.
The hidden truth behind the UK’s tree-planting hypocrisy
Cut Carbon Not Forests campaign has shared a new infographic that tells the story of the UK government’s hypocrisy on forest conservation and climate.
Save the Mighty River on World Rivers Day 2020
Today is World Rivers Day; a celebration of the world’s waterways. World Rivers Day was also created to highlight the many values of rivers; increasing public awareness of the threats they face and striving for improved stewardship of rivers around the world.
The Best Ways To Bring Pollinators To Your Garden
As summer gives way to autumn, I’m beginning to return my attention to my garden. I’ve teamed up with Seedball to offer one lucky winner the chance to win this bundle of Seedball wildlife-themed mixes worth £42 — perfect for bringing wildlife into your garden.