Hedgehog Street, a nationwide campaign launched by wildlife charities People’s Trust for Endangered Species and the British Hedgehog Preservation Society, is celebrating its 10th birthday this year. To mark the occasion Hedgehog Street is asking members of the public to do 10 things to help hedgehogs in 2021.
To coincide with National Hedgehog Day this Sunday 2nd February ‘Hedgehog Street’ has launched a new app offering monthly advice on how to help Britain’s favourite mammal. The new ‘Hedgehog Street’ app sends its users interactive top tips every month, showing how to help wild, native hedgehogs, together with all sorts of other helpful hedgehog […]
Conservation charity The RSPB has released some top tips on helping wildlife this season, with spokesperson Beth Markey offering her advice on how to make our gardens nature-friendly in preparation for winter. Don’t tidy your autumn garden At this time of year, it’s really important to avoid the urge to cut back and tidy too […]
The Wildwood Trust near Canterbury is celebrating the arrival of four extremely rare wildcat kittens. Keepers are particularly pleased with how well first-time mum Jura is coping with her litter – the largest number bred to one mother at the charity. Wildcat Keeper Jack Poncé said; “We are so proud of our lovely kittens, two […]
Environmental organisation Friends of the Earth released a thought provoking film this week to ask the question: can we make space for nature? With 4 out of 5 members of the British public over-estimating how built-up the UK is, and 90% underestimating how many species of birds, animals, plants and fish are under-threat, it’s clear we […]
The RSPCA has launched its new #AnimalKindness campaign and encourages everyone to do their bit, however small, to help animals. The welfare charity has also produced a free Guide to Animal Kindness which gives advice on how to care for animals, keep them safe, protect their habitats, campaign for change and more. So if you’d […]
The Wildlife Trusts is encouraging us to get closer to bats and understand more about these fascinating little mammals. They suggest many ways to help them thrive, including going batty in your back garden. There are lots of little things that we can do that have a big impact on bats, from planting night-scented flowers […]
We interview Simon King about his new book, Nature Watch. Known to millions as a presenter of the BBC’s Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Big Cat Diary, he is one of the world’s leading experts in field-craft, wildlife watching and wildlife photography. Simon has worked as a natural history filmmaker for almost 30 years, on TV programmes […]