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…
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.
Gardens of Extinction guest post
In this insightful guest blog post, we look at the UK’s extinct creatures, and what we might have found outside our front doors up to 500 years ago — with the help of an eye-catching infographic.
Bug Safari: What to look out for in your garden
The school holidays are a great time for children and parents alike to engage with nature. Going on a ‘bug safari’ is a great way to encourage kids to get outside and explore the world around them.
David Attenborough’s Big Butterfly Count 2017: collecting my results
Today I took part in the final day of The big butterfly count 2017; a nationwide survey endorsed by Sir David Attenborough to assess the health of our environment.