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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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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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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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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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Amphibious exploration, enthusiastic learning and a surprising toad/frog slip-up! Over the past week I’ve explored school ponds and local pools with almost 500 children. And not one child fell in!  Pupils of Cranborne Primary School in Herts are blessed with a fantastic wildlife area and large pond – home to many frogs and more smooth […]

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Swathes of snowdrops cascade through the sunlit Rococo Gardens, flowing down past the lake and on to carpet the woodlands below. The stunning display of purest floral colours is briefly interrupted when a kingfishers joins the winter wonderland – plunging  into the icy waters just in front of a group of school children!  The children, […]

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Over the past few days I’ve worked with very creative teachers and children from three Gloucestershire schools, using the outdoor environment and natural world as the inspiration for their studies. On each Wild Wonder Day the children have visited local environments to explore and then use observation and photography to develop ideas. And we’ve discovered […]

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