I thought it was about time I wrote a post about the Big Garden Birdwatch (#biggardenbirdwatch) and my Big Garden Birdwatch Sketchalong (#BGBWsketchalong). If you remember from my last post about it, I appeared in the Big Garden Birdwatch advert , and promotion material, encouraging others to join in this important project. This Citizen Science project takes place every year at the end of January here in the UK, run by the RSPB, people are asked to sit for an hour and count
Earlier in the year I was contacted by the RSPB, asking if I’d like to appear in an advert promoting the Big Garden Birdwatch. A yearly back garden bird count, collecting citizen science data to help protect our garden birds. It takes place at the end of January every year, this year it’s 26th – 28th. Being photographed or filmed is definitely not something I am comfortable with, so I hesitated at first. But what an opportunity and adventure it would be? In recent years I’v
Pocket Hitchhikers – Autumn Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay.
by Robert Frost How many times have you come back from a walk and found your pockets full of little treasures of nature? It seems that some of us can’t help but pick up stones from the beach or conkers from the woodland, small tactile pieces of natu