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Vole16m
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With the arrival of warmer weather, I’ve been treated to some gorgeous views of my local  water voles in recent days. Early spring is an apprehensive time, when I discover how the voles fared over the winter. Though they don’t hibernate, the voles are much less visible in winter and the population will greatly reduce through predation and poorer feeding. This year the high river levels have been […]

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Kingvfisher 2016
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Far from hibernating, I’ve been out enjoying a diverse winter of wonder – photographing wildlife and working with schools, community groups and the future faces of conservation. In January I lead a photography training day for Wildlife Skills trainees from Devon, Dorset, Somerset & Wiltshire Wildlife Trusts. An amazing programme and always such an inspiring group  – exploring Langford Lakes in Wiltshire with the conservation trainees […]

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WWDS1
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Nodding cranes, drops of snow and reflections in meltwater – beautiful observation, exquisite detail and photographic art of the wild by children of Abbots Langley Primary school. As part of the the multi-school WildWonder@Herts project, Abbots Langley pupils have been discovering and photographing the stunning snowdrop wild wonder in their local churchyard. Despite freezing temperatures and snowfall, the children’s […]

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Lady take off
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Over the coming academic year, Wild Wonder is working with 12 schools in Hertfordshire and another 12 in Bristol to stage two public wildlife exhibitions and school eco-conferences. Exploring, researching and photographing nature, children in each school will showcase their local wild wonder – whether in school grounds or just beyond. Working in partnership, two Bristol […]

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IGreen 2015 Cal Cov 01.indd
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LImitEd Edition 2015 CalendaR  Each calendar is personally numbered & signed The Wild Wonder Calendar features 12 of my favourite British wildlife images, from sleeping kingfishers and starling murmurations to wonderful water voles, deer, foxes and stunning wild flowers. Printed in the UK, the A4 calendar opens to A3 and has plenty of space for […]

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Spectacle-ular
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Hunting crab-spiders, odd- shaped trees and ‘unidentified’ creatures – just some of the experiences for pupils on a Wild Wonder day with North Nibley Primary School.  Exploring the local churchyard and playing field, through the day the children made so many exciting, surprising and spectacular finds and one discovery that would challenge the ID skills […]

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Bluebell1
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BREAKING NEWS – Monday 1st September Announced today, Michael Drayton school have won the prestigious British Wildlife Photography Award with their bluebell images taken during our Wildlife Wonder Day earlier this year. I’m so delighted for the children and staff – so well deserved! Check out their winning images here. A haze of bluebells and […]

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WVD4
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Silver is a water vole of distinction – the silvery flecks on its coat make it stand out from the crowd! Baloo & Ash are a little more difficult to tell apart.  After 8 years of watching and photographing my local wild water voles in Gloucestershire, I’ve been able identify individual voles, their territories and […]

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One of the most inspiring weeks of my working life – for the wonderful wildlife sightings, but more for the people I’ve met and the wild engagement we’ve enjoyed.  Over the past week I’ve had the pleasure of working with the Avon, Gloucestershire & Somerset Wildlife Trusts and also the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust leading […]

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MacDaff
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Contrasting locations, but so much wild beauty in both – this week I took a safari from inner London to the Wye in rural Herefordshire. Working with two local primary schools – the children have shown me such a wealth of wild wonder on their doorstep – from the earliest bluebells in Clapham to the […]

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