The reintroduction of beavers has shown to reduced flood risks, cleaned rivers and helped wildlife. You can read the full article here. If you want to find out more about the River Otter Beaver Trial, lead by Devon Wildlife Trust, including their latest report, click here.
Welcome to the Nature Volunteers resources page, here you will find a variety of resources that have been produced by us or collated from across the internet. Please use the drop-down menu to view resources that interest you.
- Our handy website guides show what you can do on NatureVolunteers.UK.
- Good news stories are positive environmental outcomes found across the internet.
- Research includes our own research outputs from Nature Volunteers and any relevant articles we find online.
- Wildlife at home are our ‘how-to’ guides of how you can help the wildlife around you.
- Good practice resources include case studies from projects advertised on Nature Volunteers and external resources that promote best practice for project development.
A fluorescent pink slug, found only on a single mountaintop in northern New South Wales, has survived the bushfires that burnt through much of its alpine habitat. Around 60 of the brightly coloured Mount Kaputar slugs, which can grow to a size longer than a human hand, were spotted by National Parks and Wildlife Service rangers after recent …
Plans to plant one million trees in the Cairngorms as part of a major wildlife restoration project have been unveiled. The £5.5m project aims to tackle a decline in salmon numbers, by providing shade on tributaries of the Dee in the Balmoral and Invercauld estates. Read the full article here
This one is perfect for a rainy day inside! Seed balls are a great way to get the whole family involved in gardening. It is important to use native seeds and remember to choose something that will suit the conditions of your garden (we give some advice on this on the last page). These also …
Christmas is just around the corner, so it is time to start getting into the festive spirit! Winter walks are a lot of fun, whether in the woods or the local park. If you’re out and about and find what looks like a Christmas tree, chances are you will probably find a Pine cone nearby! …
Nature Volunteers is a website designed to link people with projects in nature. It has two goals. The first goal is to help people interested in nature volunteering find suitable projects across the UK. The second goal is to help organisations find volunteers and tailor projects to enhance their success. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfN47rrxPQw