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Of beans and badgers – celebrating wildlife as part of National Allotments Week

| Sally Smurthwaite
Organised by The National Allotment Society, this year’s National Allotments Week is all about bugs, bees and broccoli and “acknowledges the importance of gardening with nature in mind.” Our Communications Coordinator, Sophia, shares some impressi...

Have a Pollinator Picnic and fundraise for Naturehood

| Sally Smurthwaite
By having a Pollinator Picnic and fundraising with friends, family, at your school or within your wider community this summer, you can help us reach and inspire more people to make a positive difference for wildlife! Across the UK, our wildlife...

Introducing our new Naturehood Photographers in Residence for 2022-23

| Sally Smurthwaite
We are proud that we are able to provide amateur wildlife photographers the opportunity to work with us, helping them gain experience whilst following their passion. In turn, they provide us with stunning wildlife photography that supports us with...

Discover toads and how you can help them

| Sally Smurthwaite
Written by Cathy Robinson, nature and travel writer Have you been lucky enough to spot a pair of copper-coloured eyes peeping out from a hidey hole this spring? If you have toads on your patch, they’ll have lain low during the colder months, snu...

Photographers in Residence: their favourite photos from the year

| Sally Smurthwaite
Our talented Photographers in Residence have captured many stunning photographs over the past year that we’ve regularly shared on Facebook and featured in our Naturehood 2022 wildlife calendar.  But we wanted to know which of those were their favo...

What is it like to be a Naturehood Photographer in Residence?

| Sally Smurthwaite
At the beginning of 2021, we ran our first competition to select our first three Naturehood Photographers in Residence for the year. Out of dozens of applicants, we selected talented amateur photographers Nathan Benstead, Helen Burton and Jane Sco...

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