Why you should care about England's largest lake - Windermere
Matt Staniek is a 26 year old Zoologist and conservationist from the Lake District National Park. His main ambition in life is to be able to inspire and educate others about his passion for wildlife. . "Windermere is on the cusp of ecological and biological destruction, this is due to the nutrient phosphorus being dumped into the catchment in unsustainable quantities. The most notable phosphorus input, one that we are all familiar with, is sewage. Phosphorus acts as fertiliser for algae, which in turn is destroying our fragile freshwater environment. Lots of phosphorus means lots of algae. Lots of algae means...
Plantain - An edible weed that relieves pain from bee and nettle stings.
An edible weed that relieves pain from bee and nettle stings. Mother Nature is a truly marvellous thing. This little weed that you may even have growing in your garden, is packed full of amazing benefits. Plantain repairs tissues and is soothing, moistening, protecting, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, anti-itch, and analgesic. It is excellent for all sorts of skin irritations, rashes, bites, stings, burns, bumps, cuts, scrapes, bruises and infections. . A great way to treat a sting with plantain is to chew a couple leaves and in your mouth to make a poultice (make sure it has been collected from a clean...
Journaling and Nature - A match made In Heaven
Journal, brain dump, scrap book, bullet journal whichever way you choose to let your creative side out by putting pen to paper, nature gives you all the inspiration and opportunity you need! You could spend a lifetime reading studies on how nature, mindfulness, gratitude and creativity can help improve our general wellbeing. We all know the feeling that being in nature brings us. Recording that wonderful feeling can only be a good thing right?! Journaling has many benefits: Improve memory Improve Concentration levels Relieve Stress Makes us aware of being in the present moment Enhances our creativity Improves focus...
Introducing 'The Living Project' - Wild Adventures to Inspire Life
"Whether you're new to wild adventures, or a seasoned explorer looking for something different. Or if you're anywhere in-between, we've got a unique wild adventure to inspire everyone! .We welcome solo adventurers keen to share an experience with like-minded people, and we host adventures for groups too. So whether you're a family, a work team, a bunch of mates, or any kind of group we'd love to support your wild adventure and inspire your tribe. We also love working with schools looking to provide some much needed personal development and wellbeing time away from the noise. . OUR PHILOSOPHY ....
Leave No Trace: The Seven Principles
As we all enjoy a little slice of freedom, now is a perfect time to consider how our actions effect others and the environment. Many of these points will be second nature to many of you. Help us to Protect Respect and Enjoy our wonderful United Kingdom by following and sharing these principles. 1. Plan ahead and Prepare Situations and circumstances can change in the blink of an eye, especially with the lovely British weather. Take time to prepare and you will be doing yourself and this wonderful countryside a huge service. A lack of good research and planning can lead to situations...
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