30 days wild day 20- reptiles, damselflies and wildflowers

Today we were on a mission to explore some of the Wildlife Trusts' reserves close to our home. We live in Berkshire, so our first stop today was a BBOWT Reserve, Shepperlands Farm. The Reserve here has a wildflower meadow, an area of woodland and a patch of heathland. We explored the beautiful wildflower meadow …

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30 days wild Day 19- bee rescue, elderflower cordial and a visit to Chawridge Bank

I recently downloaded the Wildlife Trusts app onto my mobile phone. It shows events happening near you, and Wildlife Trusts reserves across the country, with information about each one, and directions of how to get there. I've noticed some reserves close to home and today went to visit one on the way back from work. It …

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30dayswild Day 6- looking at the garden from a different angle (with wild cocktails!)

Despite this being a Saturday, today I was working, promoting recycling at a local carnival. In my day job, I am a waste strategy manager for a local council. The weather was beautiful, hot, sunny, but windy too. In a break, I managed to pick up a bee friendly Echinacea plant for the garden from …

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30 days wild day 5- nightjars and bats at Caesar’s camp

Day 5 was time for the first one of the activities I'd found locally and booked on to add some extra interest to our wild month. On this warm and sunny Friday evening we met a group of about 20 other people and two countryside rangers from our local council for a walk through Swinley …

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30 days wild day 3 #1- lunch on the wild side, photographing the rainbow

Day 3 of the 30 days wild challenge dawned bright and sunny, a welcome change from the stormy weather of the first couple of days of the month. Today I decided to fit some wild time into the middle of my day. I work close to Sutherland Grange, a green space next to a branch …

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