Putting nature into healthcare: healthy communities and a healthy environment… #actfornature

Healthcare is rarely out of the news these days, as the NHS struggles under the growing pressures. In the fourth of our themed blogs Simon Phelps, the Your Wild Life Project Officer, explains how Warwickshire Wildlife Trust is helping to relieve the burden on our healthcare system and encourage people to live healthier lives. Healthcare is… Continue reading Putting nature into healthcare: healthy communities and a healthy environment… #actfornature

Nature in neighbourhoods: community conservation in action… #actfornature

In the third of our series of general election blog posts, Wildlife Engagement Officer Ben Devine discusses how wildlife can thrive in our local communities, bringing those communities closer together and demonstrating the value of the natural world around them. As Warwickshire Wildlife Trust's Hedgehog Improvement Area project gets underway, we're putting those principles into action. When we… Continue reading Nature in neighbourhoods: community conservation in action… #actfornature

Nature within walking distance: the inequalities and realities of access…#actfornature

Nature and wild spaces isn't just about the clichéd image of a 'twitcher'. In the run up to the General Election, we're posting a series of themed blogs looking at all the different aspects of our work here at Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, and reflecting on the values that we will be voting for. This week,… Continue reading Nature within walking distance: the inequalities and realities of access…#actfornature

Why connecting kids to nature is so important… #actfornature

Last week we introduced our series of blog posts that are building up to the General Election in May. Today sees the first of our themed posts: this week we're looking at the importance of nature in the lives of children. 21% of children in the UK play outdoors. For their parents, the figure was 71%.… Continue reading Why connecting kids to nature is so important… #actfornature