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Nature Notes

A Month in the Country …

For the month of June, in a new, simple and innovative campaign, The Wildlife Trusts challenged us all to commit… 477 more words

Success with yellow rattle

DIY wild flower seed

Nothing is guaranteed when wildflower seed are DIY collected and sown on grassland. This makes me all the more chuffed that I can report a very healthy population of yellow rattle plants now growing in the wildflower garden in the grounds of Scoil Bhríde Killeshandra. 340 more words


When a baby bird changed the story

The scene was perfect. A trail of animal footprints led the children to a magical woodland hideout, decorated with vintage bunting and complete with toadstool seats resting on a large tarpaulin. 456 more words


Children and nature: discovering gooseberries of the sea

The glass orbs caught the sun and sparkled like jewels on the seashore. At first glance, it seemed as if a shipment of clear jack marbles had capsized, casting its precious cargo into the waves. 444 more words


Tax Dollars for Video Games

My sons and I go to the library every week. We attend arts or crafts workshops run by enthusiastic and creative staff. We listen to stories and sing songs. 835 more words

Power Spots

I first became aware of power spots when I was very young and would go into a gully to play and just sit with nature.  I could feel the magical energy of the place just hold me and nurture me.  279 more words