Young Ambassadors

Meet our Young Ambassadors. These budding naturalists will use their powerful voices to help us engage with children and teenagers, sharing their passion for the natural world.

 

Young Nature Blog

Gorgeous glow worms

By: Amy Hall
11 July 2018

One of my wildlife highlights of the summer is actually something that draws me out after the long sunny days, as it can only be appreciated after dark.

Of course, I am talking about glow worms (Lampyris noctiluca) which I have been enjoying for … 

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The House Martin Colony

By: Toby Carter
11 July 2018

The Swallow, Cuckoo and Chiffchaff herald the arrival of spring for many people, but for years the House Martin has been the sign of spring for me.

For as long as I can remember my family and I have been lucky enough to have our own House Martin … 

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European Herring and Lesser Black-backed Gulls

By: Elliot Montieth
26 June 2018

The European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) and Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus), are arguably the most familiar ‘seagulls’ we encounter on a daily in Britain. The misconception is that to the general public these iconic … 

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HOS Bird and Nature weekend 2018

By: Amy Hall
22 June 2018

The HOS and Cameron Bespolka Trust Young Birder's Camp 2018. Special thanks to Wild New Forest for organising the field work!!

 

 Read more about a great weekend here 

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Goldcrests VS Firecrests

By: Amy Hall
5 January 2018

Winter in the UK brings with it some interesting migrant species, particularly the influx of Hawfinches earlier on in the winter, however my highlight of the winter in Cornwall was the increase in the numbers of Firecrests on campus.

These gorgeous … 

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