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Garden Birds - The finches

Continuing on our theme of garden birds I thought we’d have a look at some finches. In our garden here in Ireland, we get greenfinches, chaffinches, goldfinches and bullfinches. 252 more words

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Getting kids back to nature: what we've learned so far

This month the Wildlife Trusts launched their Every Child Wild campaign, pledging to ‘make nature a part of growing up’. In this blog, first published on the Wildlife Trusts website… 527 more words

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After my preschool class started to show an interest in birds, I decided to pick up on that interest and see where it would take us.  

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Autumn Leaves

Before the wind blows them all away, lets have a quick look at our autumn leaves.

You may be wondering why leaves change colour?

The reason leaves are green in the first place is because they have something called chlorophyll. 213 more words

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Garden Birds

Garden Birds is one of the best places to start learning about nature. Even if you aren’t lucky to have a garden perhaps you could visit your local park. 280 more words

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Nature and Children

Nature and children always inspire me. And nature can play a vital role inspiring children and encouraging them to become life-long conservationists. There are lots of good nature websites out there doing great work and I will include some of my favorites in the resource page. 89 more words

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Another threatened species - the backyard

A recent newspaper article attacked “baby boomer” empty nesters for staying in their detached houses after their families had left home instead of downsizing and making their houses available to younger people with families. 802 more words