Get Walking Day 23rd May 2010

Did you know that there is a a Get Walking Day will this year will be held on Sunday 23 May 2010.

The Get Walking event aims to encourage people to take up walking as a way of exercising.

Last years Get Walking Day was a great success with over 100 local Groups organising 150 short introductory walks with over 3,000 people taking part.

You can take part in a free and organised walk on the day with an  are free  an experienced rambler, if you would like to find out more about the event then you can visit the Ramblers Association website.

We get many villagers walking up the lane where we live, walking is a great way of exercising and also a great way to see the countryside and the flora and fauna and get up close to wildlife in their natural habitat.

If you decide to do a walk on Get Walking Day let me know where you went and what you saw!

National Insect Week – June 2010

Do you like insects? Do you like finding them, identifying them or photographing them? Well if you do you’ll be interested to hear about the National Insect Week.

National Insect Week consists of a series of Nationwide events to promote education and awareness of UK insect species and their conservation. The week will take place from 21st June until 27th June 2010.

For more information about the National Insect Week and to find events in your area visit http://www.nationalinsectweek.co.uk/

The website also contains a number of educational resources that can aid learning and awareness of insect species, so all you insect lovers out there go check it out.

So get insect hunting today!