All these lovely people are taking the 30 Days Wild challenge to do something wild every day during June. Just click on the links to follow their progress…
I work with The Wildlife Trust BCN, managing corporate partnerships and taking part in engagement activities. I enjoy learning about wildlife (particularly issues concerning health & well-being and Natural Capital) and the opportunities I get to pass on what I have learned about the importance of wildlife conservation.
Nature lover, raised in the Peak District, a beautiful area surrounded by stunning scenery with rolling moorlands, geological wonders and ancient folklore. I grew up in a fantastic playground of rocks, rivers, trees and fields, which left me with a lasting love of nature, landscapes, long walks and clambering over rocks!
I’m relatively new to blogging – started in March 2016 so still getting the hang of it! I was a print journalist for many years with an interest in environmental issues. The blog is my way of continuing to learn and to write about my family’s efforts to be greener. It’s also great fun!
I’m Emma, a photographer based in Norfolk and Lincolnshire. I have always been interested in nature and being a little bit wild in daily life – and photography is a great way to get to know your natural surroundings!
A home-educating, permaculturing, philomath Mum of 2 who likes working on the computer a little too much. Doing the #30dayswild challenge is going to give me the push I need to get out and about more and do more stuff in my own garden!!
Hi! I'm Belle, a vegan living in Norfolk. I'm a keen amateur photographer and naturalist, with a passion for garden wildlife. I'm a volunteer fundraiser for several animal charities and my interests include art and crafts, astronomy, birdwatching, film, music and reading.
I grew up in South Africa and am now based in Surrey. I’ve recently combined my love of exploring nature, growth, creativity and play through the art of blogging.
I’m Jenny, a Forest School trainee, sometime Primary Teacher and Eden Project Education Officer. I’ve lived in the Midlands, Yorkshire and Cornwall and have now settled near the Peak District. I’m a big kid who loves being outdoors and I want to inspire others to go wild!
A twenty-something lover of nature and wildlife who enjoys seeking out new adventures in the outdoors. Birdwatching, volunteering, walking, photography and geocaching are some of the ways I do this! In my blog I explore environmental issues and how we can all live a more eco-friendly and wilder life.
Kate has just moved to the Hertfordshire countryside after 8 years in London, so she’s got a lot of catching up to do! Throughout June she’ll be building the wildlife-friendly garden of her dreams, learning to bird-watch, sketching flowers, writing her animal novel, and who knows what else…
Hi all! Inspired by this 30 days challenge my sons and I are going to get outdoors every day whatever the weather. We hope to make lots of new nature discoveries in and around our beautiful city of Chester in June. Cheer us on and share your experiences 🙂
50+ with 2 grown up children. My whole garden is a wildlife refuge, with pond, indigenous hedges, fruit trees and wild flowers. I am a member of various wildlife organisations.
My name is Ryan and I am 11years old. I have taken on the “30 days wild” challenge as I am passionate about all animals and nature and I want to share with you, “The wonders of wildlife!”
I’m lucky enough to live within easy reach of the beautiful city of Durham, several local and national nature reserves and three national parks. I’m an enthusiastic botanist, allotmenteer, walker, runner and rower, making the most of every opportunity to be outdoors and to write about what I find. I also lead ecology and geology trips to the Indian Himalayas every summer.
I am full time apprentice that loves getting out into the woods and taking photos when I can do. I have a wildlife spot on my way home from work that I often see interesting things hunting. I did 30 days wild last year and I loved it so much I am back for more.
Craft Invaders is about creating, exploring and discovering. As a family we love to learn, devise new projects, and challenge ourselves. The focus of our blog is our craft tutorials - we love to come up with new ideas using everyday items that are found around the home, in nature, or are recycled.
Brought up an outdoor child in the countryside of Cornwall, Will has migrated to South London, along with the Parakeets, where he writes about it's rich and varied wildlife. In an ever changing urban environment, Will has no shortage of stories to tell about the animals with which he shares his home.
Slightly dotty little old lady, gone feral. Spent my childhood up trees, in streams, generally having fun in nature. Now, at the other end of my life, doing that again as much as I can, balanced with being a responsible nature-loving citizen. Studying for an MA in Nature and Travel Writing, and working on two books.
I am a freelance travel writer with a passion for choral music, so my 30 Days Wild may have a strong focus on birdsong! Living in the heart of England, canal walks are a favourite pursuit, but I love the exhilaration and rejuvenation of sea air whenever I can escape to the coast.
Sue Croxford writes about the weird and wonderful wildlife that can be found all around her in the beautiful Chiltern hills, where she lives with her husband, son and bug mad daughter.
I am a first year student currently studying English Literature. Last summer I travelled to New Zealand and Australia where I enjoyed seeing the wildlife. This summer I am looking forward to going wild in the UK and blogging about the 30 Days Wild challenge.
Kirstin is an aspiring nature and wildlife conservationist with First Class Honours in Environmental Stewardship from the University of Glasgow. She has a keen interest in areas of biodiversity conservation and science communication and enjoys sharing environmental and conservation news.
I’m living a creative life in Yorkshire, where we turned an industrial building into our family home. The car park became our garden where our children play, explore and create.
I’m a Bavarian vegetarian textile designer, my partner is a independent filmmaker and our kids are 4 and 6 and simply gorgeous.
Author, artist, passionate about rewilding, loves walking in the wildernesses.
I’m Tony, Geography editor at ZigZag Education, a teaching resource publisher. I’m passionate about Geography and the Natural World and want to share that enthusiasm with you. My 30 Days Wild blog is one of my side projects. Undertaken for pleasure to share my love for the outdoors!
Wife, Mother of 3. A photographer and bloggerwho loves the outdoors and wants to share that love with her children, and help others do the same.
I think of my family as the “OUT DOOR TYPE” two kids, home educated, two cats, one dog, one allotment means we are out and about a lot! So why get involved? I’m hoping to be inspired to do different things, wild things that takes us out of our routine and that make us notice the things we take for granted. And above all else have fun
I’m a digital marketer who loves wildlife, gardening, crafting and photography. Based in Aberdeenshire in Scotland, I am looking forward to exploring the beautiful Scottish countryside on my 30 Days Wild quest.
We are a Norwich based mindfulness and wellbeing practice. We specialise in mindfulness courses and workshops for stress and health, mindfulness at work, mindfulness in nature workshops, and tai chi. We are a family run enterprise and will include our two children in the 30 days wild challenge, linking nature and mindfulness!
A personal blog about a girl's love for all things wild. From projects, days out, holidays and more – how nature and wildlife is incorporated into her everyday life. Volunteer at RSPB Sandwell Valley and runs her own conservation society at university.
Child of the Fifties, enjoying life at a slower pace. You will find me in gardens great small & wild. Inclined to wander off paths in search of flowers & nature’s gems.
I live in west Norfolk, an area which has many different habitats. I’ve just begun a massive learning curve by agreeing to help Norfolk Wildlife Trust survey the plants in my nearby patch of woodland, which is a County Wildlife Site. I could not do without some wildness in my life.
Beth is fortunate to live on a small island in a house right by the sea. With Nature all around her, the big challenge is to find ways of enjoying even more wildness than she already does. This year’s Challenge will include a break away from home and several days travelling so who knows what will turn up.
We are a home educating family who love spending time outdoors and in nature. Whether it is in our garden, a local nature reserve or further afield we build wild time into our daily routine as often as possible.
I am a member of 9 wildlife conservation charities and help campaign with BAWC to protect Hen Harriers. Connecting with Nature helps ease my pains from Psoriatic Arthritis and other problems. It is imperative that we do everything we can to save our Natural World and the life within it.
Catie is a parenting and lifestyle blogger and autism advocate. She is a positive thinker. Her passion for promoting acceptance of difference is evident in her honest and thought provoking writing. When not teaching Catie can usually be found at the beach with her boys and Nova the beagle.
Working in environment & living in Oxfordshire. I love wild spaces and all the amazing life that inhabits them, but have a particular fondness for bats and moths/butterflies.
Capturing the beauty of the garden and ancient woods through painting and writing. Blogging about 30 Days Wild - nurturing a garden nature patch. A wildlife and pet portrait artist and writer.
Hi, my name is Sandra and I am a nature addict! I live in South Wales and I'm very passionate about all kinds of wildlife and try to get out exploring as often as I can. I love photographing nature’s wonders and blogging about all my finds, whether it’s in the woodlands, by the seashore or high up a mountain
Hi my name is Helena. I blog about my family adventures and our loves.
Hi! I’m Alexandra and I’m a biology undergraduate at the University of York. My main interest is ecology; I’m endlessly fascinated by wildlife and enjoy finding out about the science which underpins it. I’m looking forward to getting outdoors for 30 Days Wild and spending some time on wildlife photography and nature writing.
I'm a disabled mum who home educates her two youngest children. We loved taking part in 30 Days Wild last year and have lots of ideas for this year.
Author of children’s book Brave (published 2014) set in Stone Age North America. TheOtherSideToEssex is an antidote to TOWIE, celebrating the natural world rather than the world of fakery. Hoping to do the MA in Wild Writing at Essex Uni to combine my love of writing with my love of nature.
Hey I’m Chelsea - City girl turned country bumpkin -hoping to inspire that bit of adventure within us all! Promoting outdoor adventures, country lifestyle, photography, nature and healthy living, around Wales
I have grown up near the foot of the South Downs, in West Sussex where I live on the edge of a historic market town surrounded with farmland, chalk downland, ancient woodland, and lowland heath, connected by chalk streams, hedgerows and the River Rother. I am 23yrs old, & passionate about connecting people with nature.
My little family live on the border of Lancashire and Cumbria. We go on regular adventures as a family and I write about them in my blog. I love a good challenge and when one comes along that inspires me to go and stay outdoors I am there with bells on! By writing about our experiences I hope to inspire others to do the same.
I am a budding writer enjoying the wilds of East Anglia, after having escaped the industrial jungle. I love to write about the environment and raise awareness for how and why it needs to be protected. I recently received an MA in Wild Writing from the University of Essex.
I'm an adult education tutor and a writer, living in Edinburgh. I also make crafts from recycled materials and volunteer with the Water of Leith Conservation Trust.
I am a high school science teacher with a passion for wildlife. At university, I studied Ecology, leaving me with a hunger for wanting to understand how everything fits together and how we can conserve our native wildlife. Teaching has made me wonder how we reconnect our young people with the natural world. I’m hoping taking part in 30 Days Wild will give me some more ideas!
Blog from deepest darkest West Wales. Mum of 2, lives on a Dairy farm, works as Vet. (Very) Amateur photographer. Lover of books and baking. Attempting to encourage my children to enjoy the outdoors as much as I do. Blogging about most of the above, not necessarily in that order.
I write about the wildlife and nature I come across in my every-day life. If only everyone could take a step back and realise the joy that ‘being a bit wild’ brings!
Conservationist and nature lover. I’m constantly amazed by the nature that surrounds us in our everyday lives and I think it’s so important to share this wonder of wildness with others. Happiest when outdoors or making things!
I am Clare, a mum of three with a love of the great outdoors. I am passionate about children being outside and connecting with nature and adventure. Happiest outdoors, where I can be found walking, geocaching or exploring.
I'm a photographer and blogger based in one of the fenland villages. I particularly love birdwatching and long walks in the countryside. I also have a keen interest in crafting and music – especially when they are inspired by nature!
Isotope ecology PhD student and science communicator. My first love is wildlife, but somewhat ironically, it is the pursuit of a wild career that has landed me somewhere far from wild – I spend the majority of each day in a laboratory or at a computer… it’s about time I got a little wildness back.
Pastor in a small Welsh Valley community. Four children who love nature. We live in a densely populated ex-mining town surrounded by beautiful rugged terrain with all sorts of diverse and wonderful wildlife.
A journalist turned gardener who enjoys being in the great outdoors and close to nature every day.
I live in Oswestry, a small market town, close to the Welsh border. Wild places and wild things are an essential part of my life - I look for them every day and have turned my garden into a lively place that wildlife seems to like. It brings huge pleasure.
A one woman sewing, knitting, tea drinking, dog walking, teaching machine. Vegan secondary school teacher by day, wildlife enthusiast and blogger by night. Originally from Pembrokeshire, now an Oxfordshire resident, loving life by the Thames.
Hi! I’m Adam, a young wildlife filmmaker and presenter, who grew up in South Birmingham and just on the North Worcestershire boarder. I love nothing more than showcasing the wildlife in and around the West Midlands, thus I have achieved being on BBC Midlands Today and Big Centre TV twice!
Living life in the countryside with my beloved Springer Spaniel called Ben. You'll find me indulging in baking delicious cakes, crafting or basking in the beautiful English countryside.
We are a home educating family who love spending time outdoors and in nature. Whether it is in our garden, a local nature reserve or further afield we build wild time into our daily routine as often as possible.
I'm a full-time carer and published fantasy writer with a passion for fitness and nature, and I love to incorporate my love for natural history and science into both my writing and my handmade jewellery
I’ve written a blog for the last two years, originally as a ‘Local Patch Reporter’ for BBC Wildlife magazine. I’m a regular volunteer on Yorkshire Wildlife Trust reserves, I help with conservation of the endangered Tansy beetle around York and I watch badgers.
A primary school teacher passionate about helping children explore the world through nature, museums, art and books. Love exploring new places!
Amy lives in beautiful North Devon with her husband and sausage dog. She loves reading, writing and getting outdoors.
Parents to two lively boys, we spend a lot of our spare time outdoors. I love family time outside but am not a massive fan of winged creatures. So as my husband laughs and sarcastically calls me Bear Grylls as he sees me being ‘chased’ by a bee around the garden I am making the executive decision to become one with nature, despite my aversion to erm well….nature.
Budding allotmenteer and weather-watcher, on the lookout for unusual clouds, skies and sometimes birds. I like to take an unusual quirky angle on life and photos.
Hey! I am Karen, a family blogger writing about the adventures we have with our two little boys. We love to be outside and believe there is endless educational value in spending time in nature – as well as all the fun to be had!
I am a Masters student based jointly at the Natural History Museum and Imperial College London. As an aspiring communicator I love learning about everything to do with the natural world and sharing it on my blog and YouTube channel.
We are a husband and wife team who love the outdoors and believe our best family experiences have happened on trails or camping around the Bay Area. Brian has worked as an outdoor educator and running coach while Victoria has taught children from 18 months through adults. We hope our site serves as a resource to help get Bay Area families outside more!
I am from the Philippines. Moved here when I married my husband and we have 1 son who is turning 6. We always love visiting sites for our walks. Car broke lately so its a bit of a challenge now but will try my best to do something outdoorsy everyday for this!
Pete is an award-winning wildlife writer and contributes regularly to several magazines, including BBC Wildlife, BBC Countryfile, Coast and Wildlife Watch – the magazine for young members of The Wildlife Trust. He lives with his wife, Kate, and their three children near the sea in Somerset.
Olga Terebenina was born and raised in Russia; she graduated Kings College in London with a degree in Philosophy and now lives in England.
A countryside writer dwelling in Hampshire, I grew up in the chalky hills of the South Downs and now work in rural heritage on a farm. I love gin and offensive cheese, and in May I signed the contract for my first book about foraging with Bloomsbury, which will be published in Spring 2018!
German, wife to Brit and mummy to noodle. Looking for the elusive work-life balance. Aspiring photographer
Things to do with Kids, for Dads who hate soft play! Based in Yorkshire, I am on the quest to find great days out and activities for dads and families to enjoy with their children.Searching for a mix of unusual, dad focused, child orientated adventures that provide a variety of memorable moments
Nature is my connection. It is my connection to my four-year-old son; to my baby who is held in my heart; to our beautiful planet and all its fascinating wildlife; to the people who walked this ancient land before me; to like-minded people who are sharing their love of the natural world through 30 Days Wild!
23 year old photography graduate born and raised in Worcester. Juggling a 9 to 5 office job, a nature blog that I’m passionate about and bumbling around trying to look like an adult.
I’m Ali and I live beside the seaside with my husband and our dog. Our family love spending our days exploring nature and wildlife (especially birds). I’m really looking forward to blogging the 30 days wild challenge. Oh, and we also love running, coffee and cake!
I’m Jenni Tulip, a bright-haired Yorkshire lass, blogging about my love for the outdoors, adventure, nature and my life living in the woods. I co-run OutdoorBloggers.co.uk- a community where anyone who blogs about the outdoors can meet like-minded people and share our passion for everything wild.
A middle aged woman with a lazy attitude to weeding, but a keen interest in the wildlife that her scruffy garden attracts. A former marine biologist now living in landlocked in Malvern, I've turned my attention to the wildlife that surrounds us in beautiful Worcestershire
Always tired, usually happy, Mummy to one lovely girl. Also marketer, outdoor enthusiast, yoga lover. Blogging about all of the above.
I am an ecologist and have been for four years. I am often travelling the UK undertaking protected species surveys for a number of projects. I live with my fiancé and our cat and in my spare time I play cricket! I want to inspire others to notice their local environment and enjoy nature as I was once saved by it.
I am Steph, mummy to Amelia (4), and we spend most of our time outdoors in West Suffolk. I run a local nature group for families called Nature Explorers, as well as running the St Edmundsbaby website and magazine for local parents. Amelia and I are just starting our home educating journey together.
Based in semi-rural Staffordshire, I run my own wildlife consultancy business, teach outdoor learning and blog about the wildlife projects I undertake both at home, school and at Yew View; a site I manage for wildlife. I am passionate about engaging young and old with natural history and joys of being outside.
Excitable invertebrate enthusiast from Suffolk but now living in Nottingham. Notts Wildlife Trust education & community volunteer and Wildlife Watch leader. So passionate about UK wildlife and the benefits of an outdoor lifestyle and can’t wait to start studying towards my MSc in Wildlife Biology & Conservation in September!
Naomi has had an interest in nature and wildlife for some time. She is a regular conservation volunteer and loves being in the great outdoors. Since last year’s 30dayswild she has made a conscious effort to engage more with nature and make random acts of wildness part of everyday life. She has lots planned this June to make life even more wild!
A country born, city living, vegan and nature loving girl, trying to figure out how to make a positive mark on our world.
I am Irish by birth, currently living in Yorkshire, and enjoy exploring the wilder parts of both places – especially woodlands and seashores. I am really looking forward to participating in the Go Wild in June scheme and have encouraged two of my friends to join as well.
Kim is an ecologist with a particular interest in freshwater ecosystems. Kim is passionate about engaging others in the natural world and has just started her own blog to increase environmental awareness and inspire others to get outside and explore.
25 year old Technical Administrator in the GIS world by day, I’ve always had a passion for the natural world and love getting out with my camera, capturing those moments, and after being encouraged by a friend to take part last year I’m excited to be getting involved this time around too!
We live in the middle of the city, so doing 30 days wild is going to be lots of fun, finding the wild on our doorstep, as well as further afield…
My name is Charlotte. I am a history graduate, feminist, Londoner and a bit of a hippy. Although I live in a big city, I love exploring new places and spending most of my time outside. Nothing makes me happier than climbing a tree to read a book or jumping into an cool tarn atop a mountain. This month, I am lucky enough to be setting off on a cultural tour of a few European cities! But while I am away, I will try to engage in some wild activities and appreciate the natural beauty of our urban landscapes.
I am from and live in East London. I enjoy spring time, long walks and my favourite butterfly is the Common Blue. Conservation and preserving our green spaces is important to me.
Emma is a recent journalism graduate living in Worcestershire. She believes children should spend more time outdoors learning about nature and wildlife. Emma will be blogging her three-year-old son’s journey through 30 Days Wild.
Activist, feminist, learner and pagan. I love nature, stories, sweetness and jazz.
Kate is an outdoor, travel and wildlife enthusiast and Mum to two preschoolers. She blogs at Baby Routes and is passionate about getting kids into nature and exploring the wonders of the great outdoors, wherever in the world that may be.
Lifelong lover of the natural world, passionate about birds in particular. Used to work in museums, now work in education.
I'm Becky, a thirty-something Yorkshire lass with an elderflower cordial addiction. I live in Richmond, North Yorkshire with my husband, Sean and out much pampered fur family: house rabbits Danny and Freya, and guinea pigs Sweep and Ted.
My name’s Liz (a.k.a. “Ecology Liz”) and I’m a Cumbrian teenager with a passion for wildlife, environmental issues, Scouting, blogging and environmental education. Few people my age are interested in nature and caring for the planet, and I hope to change that!
I’m Katie and my daughter is affectionately nicknamed ‘Squiggle’. We are a home educating family who enjoy being outdoors and love nature! We live on the outskirts of a city in Hertfordshire but certainly make the most of our local parks, nature reserves, woods and open spaces!
Team Lovett are a family of three, plus Hazel the (nutty) chocolate labrador, and reside in the glorious Wiltshire countryside. Mum and dad met at agricultural college whilst studying Countryside Management and little Miss Lovett joined the team 6 years ago. All of Team Lovett are at their happiest when out of doors having wild adventures.
We home educate our trio (8, 4 & 4) and try and spend as much time outdoors in nature as possible. We have only recently started the blog, but love the benefits of nature to our family, and also learning about nature. We also attend a forest school, continuing our learning in the wild vibe. The blog records our outdoor antics and adventures.
My early childhood memories are infused with violets and buttercups, overlayed by scorching hot summers and galahs---our family moved from England to Australia to farm. I now live and write on a farm near the Southern Ocean, where we homeschool our children and try to live as sustainably as possible.
With a 3.5 year old son and a 1.5 year old daughter (and a 30-something husband) I’m often told I look like I have my hands full but my life is very full of love too. Everything tends to be easier when we’re in the great outdoors and we’re lucky to live in such a pretty city.
Birder, butterflyer and dragon hunter, hammock slinger, wild camper and general nature enthusiast.
I am a retired teacher who moved to SW Scotland, with my husband, four years ago after holidaying in Scotland for many years. We are interested in all forms of wildlife and enjoy gardening, walking and photography.
I’m Beth, a 25 year old with a huge love of our natural world currently lucky enough to be paid to work on Wildlife Trust reserves across Bedfordshire. Beyond my love (obsession) with Otters my current interest is normally defined by what I’ve seen most recently whilst out and about.
Hi, I’m lucky to live in a lovely, green part of London and I love getting out to explore it, I like to encourage a bit of wildness at home too (or as my dad would say, I just don’t like weeding!). I like going for walks, photography and drawing.
I love gardens, gardening and spending time in the great outdoors. My Blog, kidsinthegarden, is about my and my son’s experiences of our outdoor activities. We share our time between country life in Dorset and London suburbia and enjoy wild things wherever we are.
I’m a stay-at-home mum to a 3 year old boy. We took part in the challenge last year and it literally changed our day-to-day lives. Now nearly every day is about getting out and connecting with nature in some way. And I can’t wait to think up some really interesting activities for this year’s 30 Day challenge and hopefully inspire other people to get involved too.
The Health Cloud is a UK based health blog with contains posts on a variety of health aspects. Everything is research, supported by science, and unbiased. The benefits of connecting to nature are well understood, and it is something we promote.
Teacher of foraging and wild food cookery, brewer of wild ales and mixologist of hedgerow cocktails
I am a family photo-blogger from Gloucestershire who writes about tiny adventures, photography and life with 2 feral children. My super powers are freezing time in photographs and having naturally purple hair!
I live in Uckfield, Sussex, and garden with wildlife in mind. I work as a Training Consultant and my work takes me to Birmingham, where I have been enjoying looking for urban wildlife. I love to describe the world around me by writing, painting, drawing and photography.
I live in the New Forest and spend time in Dorset, Devon and Cornwall, my interests include tackling marine litter, birds and reptiles. My 10 year old son Max will be helping me with 30 Days Wild, we plan on discovering and exploring the different habitats around us.
We are two very lucky teachers whose classroom is outdoors at Abbots Langley Primary School. We work outside all seasons with our children closely with nature, challenging ourselves and learning together….you will generally find us under the cover of the trees in our beautiful woodland.