Activisionary meetups are a way for like-minded people to group together and discuss ways to combat environmental concerns and develop successful campaigns at a grassroots level. Our local groups offer help to those who want to make a difference and who want to learn more about the effect we’re having on the environment.
Every other Saturday we will be hosting a litter relief campaign around the Greater Manchester area, where local residents can come and help pick up litter and create a stronger sense of community.
I started volunteering with the RSPB at Dove Stone reserve last January, adopting an internship in July. I have been helping to restore blanket bog habitat through harvesting/planting sphagnum moss, gully blocking and creating fire breaks by clearing heather. Project officer Gareth Roberts and I thought it a good idea for me to blog about […]CONTINUE READING →
Travelling to a warm country and plan on hitting the beach? “Beware of the sharks!!” While the expression has almost become a cliché at this stage, shark attacks do occur and the fact that the global ocean is heating up potentially facilitates the occurrence of attacks (I would refer to them as interactions but we […]CONTINUE READING →
On 1st January this year the ‘Countryside Stewardship Scheme’ (CSS) came into force across England as the new environmental management scheme for improving the state of nature on our farms across the nation. Despite its name it is very different to the previous ‘countryside stewardship scheme’ which closed in 2004 (the people at Defra […]CONTINUE READING →