In the field

A blog dedicated to young people connecting with wildlife and the natural world

Multi-coloured Ghost Towns Published

16 January 2024

Alicia Hayden

Alicia is a young, award-winning wildlife photographer, artist, writer, and filmmaker from North Yorkshire

Follow her on Twitter @aliciahaydenart

By Alicia Hayden

“As I slipped out of earth-sodden clothes … 

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Nature Poetry Collection

22 May 2023

By Alicia Hayden

I just thought I'd post a quick update and let you know how my poetry collection is progressing. The collection is still tentatively called "Multi-coloured Ghost Towns", and it is exploring wildlife and nature, with … 

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The Green Gallery

20 February 2023

By Emily Hunt

Perhaps I was clutching at straws. I found it hard to believe that young people as a whole didn’t care about nature. So I sent out a request for people in my school to forward me any photographs of nature that they had in their … 

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Exploring The Land Of The Long White Cloud - Part I

27 October 2022

By Amy Hall

Tomorrow I will have been in New Zealand for 6 weeks. 6 weeks. Time has raced by since touching down on the tarmac in Auckland. I have travelled more than 2000 km from north to south (and back north again!), seen heaps of new species, … 

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Saw Horse for School

27 October 2022

The Youth Naturalist Fund kindly helped me to purchase this sawhorse for my forest school site, allowing the primary school children that I work with to use sharp tools in a safe and controlled way.

Without this piece of kit, the children would … 

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70 Nest Boxes for 70 Years

27 October 2021

By Kabir Kaul

In celebration of the 2022 Platinum Jubilee I created this project for 70 schools in the 32 London boroughs and the City of London to sign up to receive a nest box for their school grounds. 

This project was made possible with … 

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