Nature Citizens

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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The Spanish Donkey Sanctuary

Published by Alix Marschani on 21st April 2019 at 11:35 am | No Comments

El Refugio del Burito in the province of Malaga, Andulacia, is where you will find the only donkey sanctuary in Spain. It is an extraordinary example of progress in animal welfare, protection and education in a country clearly now moving fowards in this field. It is  jarring to a foreign visitor to learn that donkey’s […]

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Creating a Mini-Meadow Space

Published by Alix Marschani on 24th March 2019 at 3:41 pm | No Comments

The beauty of our minibeasts and wildflowers and what we can do to help. The hard graft accomplished with a trusty fork and a sturdy hand. Over to the Nature Citizens – writing reasons for wildflowers on their seed packets. These packets will be distributed to all the classes, and in turn, each class will […]

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Rewilding quotes to inspire

Published by Alix Marschani on 17th March 2019 at 4:21 pm | No Comments

‘There is nothing more powerful than a made up mind’. Lewis Pugh, UN Patron of the Oceans. ‘Rewilding is something different, instead of trying to take care of nature rewilding is stepping back and letting nature take care of itself – and us.’ George Levvy, Rewilding Britain Chair of Trustees.  

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