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

Fair Isle: Dream Isle

By: Elliot Montieth
11 September 2018

Fair Isle; it’s a small isolated island no more than three miles long and a mile wide situated in the North Sea just 24 miles south of mainland Shetland. For those reading this who are Birders then this isle of legend needs no introduction, … 

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HOS Young Birders Camp 2018

By: Tommy Saunders
17 August 2018

This year was the first year that HOS, together with The Cameron Bespolka Trust, organised a wildlife and nature camp for young birders and naturalists in the New Forest. After three years of the BTO running their young birders camp up in Thetford, … 

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Cornell Trip Report

By: Elliot Montieth
1 August 2018

For the past 2 years now The Cameron Bespolka Trust has awarded a scholarship for one young British ornithologist to attend a young birders event at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, New York state. For the first time in 2016, Hampshire& … 

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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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