Fall in love with wildlife this Valentine’s Day

Find your perfect partner in nature! Capture the moment when you spot a deer for the first time, experience woodland flowers emerging, attract new birds to your garden or find a special view to savour. Show off your new love – take a #WinterSelfie to share your passions. What to spot in February?  Frosty February… Continue reading Fall in love with wildlife this Valentine’s Day

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A golden vision on a Solihull morning

Most people would shudder at the thought of a wintry walk on a cold December morning but actually, if you can gather up enough motivation, woolly mittens and cosy jumpers I promise you it will be well worth the effort. Walking through Brueton Park in Solihull, on my way to work, the park is pretty… Continue reading A golden vision on a Solihull morning

Where’s the wildlife this winter?  

While we humans are snuggled inside with mulled wine and glittery episodes of Strictly on the telly, UK wildlife is still making its home out in the wild. In the bleak midwinter Many mammals have headed into hibernation, migrating birds departed and amphibians buried themselves safely away from winter freezes. Even insects and butterflies may… Continue reading Where’s the wildlife this winter?  

Misty Mornings, Hibernating Hogs and Wildlife Wonder!

Crisp mornings, silvery spider webs and frosty lawns… Autumn is fading into winter and it’s ‘see your breath’ cold as you step out in the morning.

Autumn falls

Those who know me well know that I have always hated the cold and can sunbathe for hours on end! However the more time I spend at Warwickshire Wildlife Trust the more I can see myself adapting to the changing climate better than I have ever done. Instead of thinking ‘it’s horrible and cold’ I… Continue reading Autumn falls

The Great Brandon Bake Off!

So my Monday morning has gone from editing my video about water voles to kneading dough for pizza! It is fair to say that there is never a dull moment working at Warwickshire Wildlife Trust! There is always something eventful going on. I recently went along to the water vole training day and took some… Continue reading The Great Brandon Bake Off!

Fears, Foraging and Feasting

Face your fears this Halloween Halloween features plenty of creepy creatures and plays on our fears and phobias, but could you come to love them instead? Plenty of children jump at the chance to go bug hunting and if you join in you might start to share their fascination. Lift logs and old bark to… Continue reading Fears, Foraging and Feasting

Can Nature Nurture?

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New season, new wildlife, new skills for you

  Classrooms calling The morning streets are filled with uniform-clad children and school bells ring out across playgrounds. So the kids are back in school and the days are shorter but don’t let this stop your family connecting with nature. Steal moments in your busy days to notice how the wildlife and wild places around… Continue reading New season, new wildlife, new skills for you

The Change in Me

How is my time at Warwickshire Wildlife Trust going, I hear you ask! Well let me tell you… The more time I spend here, the more I can feel myself loving nature. I’ve got to admit, I have never been the type of person to feel at ease with nature; however I also took on… Continue reading The Change in Me