Posts in 'inspiring new naturalists'

Male Stickleback

The Amazing Stickleback

It may be a tiddler, but the stickleback is Britain and Europe’s smallest and most widespread inland fish. They can live in cold, warm, fresh and salt water. Sticklebacks are real survivors and lie, or swim, at the very source of studies into animal behaviour and sentience. 10 Stickleback facts  The three spined stickleback is […]

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Four British Finches

Charles Darwin Day

Happy Birthday Mr Darwin Today – 12th February is Darwin Day. This marks the birthday of and celebrates the discoveries of Naturalist Charles Darwin, born in 1809. Charles Darwin We love Charles Darwin here at Lifeforms. Like us he was interested in all life and was not a specialist in any field. He sailed on […]

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Garden Birds

Taking a look at garden birds

Nature on your doorstep As everything is a little topsy turvy right now and we’re all confined to our homes once again. We thought it would be fun to take a look at the nature on our doorstep. Where better to start than garden birds? We can all look out of our window and spy […]

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colour an octopus

Colour An Octopus

Colour an Octopus Would you like to colour an octopus? As you know we’re a little cephalopod mad here and we thought we’d share the love with a free colouring sheet and a bit of a competition. Click on the link below to download a free colouring sheet of curly our curled octopus logo. Go […]

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Encounters with Owls

Encounters with Owls January for me is quite exciting for old favourites. The cold frosty air really gets the tawny owls hooting at night and because the nights are long they can be heard by children before bedtime or not so early in the morning. The frost especially seems to get them going and cold […]

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Children are Our Future

We believe that children are our future Let’s start with a quote from that 70’s George Benson classic – The Greatest Love of All (written by Michael Masser and Linda Creed in 1977, revived by Whitney Houston in 1985 for all you music buffs!)   I believe that children are our future Teach them well […]

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inspiring new naturalists

Inspiring New Naturalists

Inspiring New Naturalists Can we inspire a new generation of naturalists, conservationists, environmentalists with art? Money making has never really been my thing. I quickly identified as a child that I wanted to work with nature and preferably in conservation; spreading the message about what I care about. FAQs popped up after the “What do […]

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