When we are being as busy as a bee, we find the time to rest, refresh and give ourselves that much needed boost of energy. Sometimes this isn’t so easy for bees themselves, but you could help revive a tired individual and send it buzzing healthily on its way! Bees use a lot of energy … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Outdoor
Mindful Monday #13. Join the New Year Plant Hunt!
Fancy a challenge? Put your botanical skills to the test and see how many wild and naturalised plants in flower you can record in up to 3 hours over the New Year period. The rules are simple to try to keep data comparable between different areas and over different years: Pick one day over the … Continue reading
Wordless Wednesday #23. Giant sequoia (New Forest, UK).
Mindful Monday #12. Have you got a favourite nature patch?
Rhinefield Ornamental Drive – The New Forest (Hampshire, UK) I am very lucky to live in the heart of the New Forest, but this comes with a big problem. How do I go about picking a favourite nature patch within this beautiful National Park? It quickly became clear to me that I cannot ignore the … Continue reading
Wordless Wednesday #22. Oakmoss (Evernia prunastri) and Fuscidea lightfootii
Mindful Monday #11. Rally For Nature!
Our nature is declining but despite this being well-documented, nature still remains low on the political agenda. Love Nature? Feeling worried? Me too. Tuesday 9th December – Rally For Nature in London. The RSPB, Wildlife Trusts, League Against Cruel Sports and Dr Mark Avery – supported by Butterfly Conservation, Ramblers and the Mammal Society – … Continue reading
Wordless Wednesday #21. Strike a Pose (New Forest, UK)
Mindful Monday #10. Subscribe to a nature magazine!
Want another great way to expand your knowledge and learn more about the natural world? Subscribe to a nature magazine! After a busy weekend it is always nice to come home to a bit of exciting post. After going through the pile of letters that are not so exciting (you know the ones….car tax reminders … Continue reading
Wordless Wednesday #20. Nature On Her Lens
Mindful Monday #7. Get Ready for Autumn Watch!
It is a short post for today’s Mindful Monday as Howl has had a very busy week! However, it was important not to let our readers forget about that time of year – Autumn Watch! When? It is officially back on our screens on Tuesday 28th October at 20:00, BBC2 (UK). What is it? Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Winterwatch are … Continue reading