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How to get kids excited about 'Litter Picking'

As we all know, kids are great at multi-tasking – watching TV while doing homework, talking while eating, tidying their room while playing on the game station… hmmmm, well may be not the last one!

Well, our Wildlife Watch group proved themselves to be amazing multitaskers at their January session, by litter picking whilst orienteering in Hardwick Park.

This wasn’t some mean

Birdgirl's Big Garden Birdwatch

© Oliver Edwards Photography

The annual RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch is an hour snap shot survey of garden birds that people to take part in across the country. It can be done anytime over the coming weekend, 24th or 25th January 2015 and all you have to do is register online.

The Big Garden Birdwatch is brilliant for lots

Why our youngest blogger Zach is looking forward to the Big Garden Birdwatch

Hi everyone,

Well it’s almost time for the Big Garden Birdwatch, the first big bird event of the year for me. It’s a great event and really easy for everyone to do. It doesn’t matter about the weather or having good telescopes or binoculars. All you really need is a window, a notebook (or checklist from the Royal Society for the

Two thirds of parents have outdoor play concerns

"A family playing at a wild play day in the New Forest in August 2014, which was attended by over 400 parents and children".

Almost two thirds of parents based in and around the New Forest have concerns about letting their children play outdoors, a survey suggests.

Parents cited safety concerns, especially ‘stranger danger’, as the main reason for not allowing their

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