Nature Citizens

We met a hedgehog

Published by Alix Marschani on 5th October 2019 at 1:57 pm | No Comments

Ron is a baby hedgehog that is being looked after by our local hedgehog hospital ‘Hettie’s Helpers’. He was well enough to make a guest appearance at our Nature Citizens meeting with his wonderful carer Mary. She explained all about hedgehogs and gave us these important facts: Leave an untidy area in your garden – […]

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Response to pupils Refill letter

Published by Alix Marschani on 5th October 2019 at 1:31 pm | No Comments

‘It was YOUR work and be proud of your initiative!’ This is how I responded to the Nature Citizens delight that a local cafe had read their handwritten letter and placed the Refill sticker on its window alerting passer-bys to free tap water for your bottle. A real-life initiative that has made a difference. Three […]

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Refill Baldock

Published by Alix Marschani on 28th September 2019 at 1:00 pm | No Comments

Refill Baldock is our Nature Citizens campaign this autumn. We met to disuss ‘which businesses could we ask to make FREE tap water available to the public?’ Letters were written to explain the national scheme. Included was a window sticker and links to the Refill app so that the public could locate the business. Such […]

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Hack for climate change day of action

Published by Alix Marschani on 20th September 2019 at 3:05 pm | No Comments

‘We need to get angry and understand what is at stake. And then we need to transform that anger into action and to stand together united and just never give up. We are striking to disrupt the system, to create attention. And I just hope that it will turn out well.’ Greta Thunberg. Humans and […]

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Bat walk

Published by Alix Marschani on 16th September 2019 at 11:00 am | No Comments

A Saturday night small group walk through the local common clutching a bat monitor was an unforgetable experience. As the sky darkened, we listened for the pips on the monitor which revealed the presence of bats flying overhead. Yes, we actually saw the common pipistrelle – a small bat about 35mm long with a wingspan […]

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Real-time learning with reindeer

Published by Alix Marschani on 18th May 2019 at 9:55 am | No Comments

Hello all, It is day 3 and and here I am in Lapland with my mum. I have a name -Brave Hart – given to me by my adopted school in England. They think I am so adorable. Look at the stripes on my head and back! The children think this makes me look strong […]

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