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?

What are your views?

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

How volunteering changed my life

"What has been amazing to see, in the 8 months the project has been running so far, is the incredible difference it makes for the volunteers' mental health." Anna Squires, Health & Skills Manager The Go with the Flow Project in Coventry is all about getting people out and active in green spaces – from… Continue reading How volunteering changed my life

30 Days Wild is over… Now it’s time to #StayWild

As 30 Days Wild comes to a close I’m taking a look back at all the Random Acts of Wildness I’ve committed. I’ve done everything from making a hedgehog inspired cake, to creating mud trolls and my favourite was spotting a grass snake! I spotted the snake as I was leaving work, I emergency stopped… Continue reading 30 Days Wild is over… Now it’s time to #StayWild

#30DaysWild coming to an end!

The biggest challenge during my time with Warwickshire Wildlife Trust will be organising the photo library! There are thousands and thousands of photographs stored in many folders that have been taken by staff and volunteers day in, day out! Do I sort by date? Month? Location? Event? Species? Reserves? Fundraising? Projects? The list can go… Continue reading #30DaysWild coming to an end!