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  • My own wild lookout

    Thursday 21st June, 2018

    Birds on my feeder by Ellie Sherlock

    This may not look like heaven to many people, but this is my patch of wild paradise in the centre of urban sprawl.

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  • Raven cull is a bolt from the blue

    Thursday 21st June, 2018

    Raven by Margaret Holland

    A plan to cull ravens in Lancashire and four other English counties has shocked naturalists at the Wildlife Trust.

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  • Learning to fly

    Wednesday 20th June, 2018

    Pied wagtail and fledgling by Alan Wright

    I cannot think of a better way to spend Day 20 of 30 Days Wild than learning how to fly like a pied wagtail.

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  • Balsam bashing with a very special visitor

    Tuesday 19th June, 2018

    A snapped balsam stem by Charlotte Varela

    What better way to spend 30 Days Wild than helping rid one of our reserves of the dreaded Himalayan balsam, and having a close wildlife encounter in the process?

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  • Wild cooking blog – elderflower cordial

    Monday 18th June, 2018

    Elderflowers

    Who could refuse this fragrant and refreshing drink on a warm summers day? Elderflower cordial is the perfect addition to summery drinks, the flavours pairing perfectly with fruit and citrus flavours.

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  • Mind your peas…

    Sunday 17th June, 2018

    Bird's-foot-trefoil Phil Reddell

    Does anyone else remember being told to mind their p’s and q’s when they were little and never really knowing what it meant?

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  • Clouds are easier to swallow

    Saturday 16th June, 2018

    Swallow on house by Alan Wright

    When I woke up this morning the weather seemed heavy and a bit . . . well . . . dreary for June.

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  • Forest School footprints

    Friday 15th June, 2018

    Forest school by Molly Toal

    My forest school group on a Friday love playing in the mud and leaving handprints on the trees when they come to forest school. So today, for 30 Days Wild, we made mud flags and learned about animal tracks.

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  • Who’s been snuffling at my camera?

    Thursday 14th June, 2018

    The badgers ghostly face by Charlotte Varela

    When my boyfriend, Matt, and I set our camera trap it seemed like a good idea to leave it somewhere as inaccessible as possible.

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  • Get your team out for 30 Days Wild

    Wednesday 13th June, 2018

    The marketing team at Warton Crag by Alan Wright

    The 30 Days Wild Challenge is not all about doing things as individuals, you can get your friends and work colleagues to join in too.

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