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Category: Nature and Wildlife

The news items published under this category are as follows.

  Nature and Wildlife: Best flashing collars for dogs in the dark
Posted on Tuesday, October 08, 2013 - 12:00 PM (2274 Reads)
Outdoor Gear Some of us don't have the luxury of being able to walk their dog in daylight. I want to let my dog have freedom to run around the park, but how can you see the little brighter in the dark? After a trying a few different flashing things, I have found the best light up dog collar that is also reflective.



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  Nature and Wildlife: Coastal access is vital to the nation, says BMC
Posted on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 07:00 AM (423 Reads)
News The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) is urging MPs to keep pushing forward the England Coast Path and the right of walkers and climbers to access to the Ďcoastal marginí amid concerns the plans are stalling under the current government.



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  Nature and Wildlife: National Fishing Month Shatters Participation Target
Posted on Monday, September 09, 2013 - 07:00 AM (400 Reads)
News This yearís National Fishing Month (NFM) has shattered its 15,000 target, setting new records for the number of people who were introduced to the sport via more than 300 special events throughout the country.



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  Nature and Wildlife: Go wild in the Lake Districtís unspoilt Ennerdale valley this summer
Posted on Tuesday, July 03, 2012 - 08:54 PM (2101 Reads)
News Canoeing, guided mountain walks, orienteering and woodland playdays are amongst the events on offer in the Lake Districtís Wild Ennerdale valley this summer.

Beginning on 4th July, the summer season kicks off with a guided walk in the safest of hands - those of an experienced mountain rescue team member. The walk takes place from 10am - 4pm from Bowness Knott car park and is free, though booking is required on 07712 751060.




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  Nature and Wildlife: £6.9 million green travel scheme launched for the Lake District
Posted on Sunday, April 22, 2012 - 09:56 PM (831 Reads)
News An ambitious and unique £6.9 million travel programme has been announced to encourage people use environmentally friendly transport alternatives when visiting the Lake District.



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  Nature and Wildlife: Christmas Animal Encounter Gifts from London Zoo
Posted on Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 10:34 PM (1756 Reads)
News London Zoo is the perfect place to get gifts for your animal-loving family and friends for the wildest Christmas ever.



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  Nature and Wildlife: Launch of the Potter Places Treasure Trail in the Lake District
Posted on Monday, June 06, 2011 - 10:04 PM (1430 Reads)
News Hunting for treasure in Potter countryÖjoin in the fun with the Potter Places Treasure Trail.

The World of Beatrix PotterTM Attraction, based in Bowness-on-Windermere, is celebrating its 20th birthday throughout 2011, and is delighted to have teamed up with the National Trust in the Lake District to host a very special treasure trail, which starts on 28th July and runs for a month, until the end of August.




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  Nature and Wildlife: Hundreds join Lake Districtís forest rally
Posted on Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 09:45 PM (1306 Reads)
News An estimated 500-600 people from all walks of life attended a rally organised by Save Lakeland's Forests and Friends of the Lake District at Whinlatter Forest in Cumbria on Saturday.



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  Nature and Wildlife: Mountain bikers and osprey project volunteers join rally to Save Lakelandís Forests at Whinlatter
Posted on Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 09:51 PM (1275 Reads)
News Mountain bikers and volunteers from the Lake District Osprey Project will be among those taking part in a rally at Whinlatter this weekend to oppose plans to transfer forests out of public hands.



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  Nature and Wildlife: Second Lake District rally called to protest against plans to sell off public forests
Posted on Monday, February 14, 2011 - 12:03 AM (1524 Reads)
Outdoor Events Save Lakelandís Forests is stepping up its campaign against Government plans to hand over most of our public forests to the private sector with a rally at Whinlatter Forest later this month.



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  Nature and Wildlife: 1,500 join Lake District protest against Government plans to sell public forests
Posted on Tuesday, February 08, 2011 - 11:13 PM (1213 Reads)
News About 1,500 people joined a rally in the heart of the Lake District against Government plans to transfer public forests to the private sector on Sunday (30th January).



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  Nature and Wildlife: Save Lakelandís Forests attacks Government plans to sell off our forests
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 09:50 PM (1156 Reads)
News Save Lakelandís Forests has criticised the Governmentís plans to transfer public forests to new owners.

The group has accused Ministers of trying to pull the wool over peopleís eyes and says the proposals would be a disaster for environmental protection and for public access for walkers, mountain bikers and horse riders.



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  Nature and Wildlife: Mountain bikers and walkers urged to join rally to Save Lakelandís Forests
Posted on Friday, January 21, 2011 - 10:58 PM (1296 Reads)
News Mountain bikers, walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts are being encouraged to take part in a rally in Grizedale Forest at 1pm on Sunday 30th January against Government plans to sell off the Lake Districtís publicly owned forests.



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  Nature and Wildlife: Go Elephant Hunting in London
Posted on Monday, May 03, 2010 - 11:44 AM (2867 Reads)
News Between May and July 2010, there are 250 elephants appearing all over London. These brightly coloured artworks are easy to spot and have been put there to spotlight on the urgent crisis faced by the endangered Asian elephant. How many elephants have you seen in London?



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  Nature and Wildlife: Nature: the poor relation
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2008 - 12:00 AM (1805 Reads)
News If money can be found to get young people visiting the theatre, what about funds to get them learning outside?

As a huge pot of money has been found to help young people experience live theatre, the RSPB is asking: Ďwhat about nature?í



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  Nature and Wildlife: Most Memorable
Posted on Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 11:49 PM (1598 Reads)
News Lauren Chapman writes "I love the outdoors and much of my free time is spent there. Swimming, hiking, fishing, going to the park, ridding my bike or even just taking a stroll through the neighborhood. Still, my most memorable experiences have been in the mountains."



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  Nature and Wildlife: Get Outdoors and Discover Yourself
Posted on Wednesday, May 02, 2007 - 10:03 PM (1944 Reads)
Outdoor Guides Don't just sit there. Turn off your computer and get outdoors!

Outdoors activities enable you to discover yourself. Adventure holidays provide a change of environment that you may not normally get, and comes with a host of opportunities. It may be your first time away from home, parents and siblings. This enable you to spread your wings and see what you can learn and do.



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