Nature's Heroes

Nature's Heroes
Welcome to the Nature's Heroes group. Shout, inspire, chat or share - we don’t mind how you do it but please help us to create a world richer in wildlife by encouraging others to take small steps for nature.
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  • Blog Post: Thank You for Asking Mr Cameron to Vote for Nature!

    Thank you for signing our petition to David Cameron, calling on him to ‘vote for nature’ in Brussels and protect wildlife-friendly farming funds from disproportionate cuts. Over 30,000 of you joined our call, an overwhelming response! The EU Budget negotiations resulted in a deal between...
  • Blog Post: My Campaigning Journey

    Have you ever really thought about why you care about the natural world and our environment? Was there a particular moment or special person in your childhood and formative years that created that spark, captured your imagination and taught you to look at things differently? I believe it’s vital...
  • Blog Post: Raise money for rainforests

    Would you like to step up for nature and help us raise money to support our rainforest work? If so, we're looking for people to help us collection donations! Our rainforests are being destroyed at an alarming rate. Saving them is important in so many ways, from helping the fight against climate...
  • Blog Post: Hi

    Thank you for choosing to become an RSPB Super Supporter. And welcome! We need supporters like you to shout about the campaign so we’re thrilled to have you on board. As a member of this group, you’ll have access to exclusive previews of stories and RSPB activities. You‘ll...
  • Blog Post: Happy New Year from the Campaigns Team

    A Happy New Year to you (better late than never!) As promised here’s a bit more on what’s to come campaigns wise in the first part of 2013, this week focussing on the CAP reform.... Many of you have been following our activity around the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP...
  • Blog Post: A victory for buzzards & an opportunity for all birds of prey

    After a public outcry Defra has dropped its proposal to trial the removal of adult buzzards and the destruction of their nests around pheasant release sites. A big thanks to everyone who stepped up and made their feelings known! This is great news, but more needs to be done. At a time when many...
  • Blog Post: Help the national curriculum connect children to nature

    Children need nature for their health and wellbeing, their education, and the development of vital social skills. However, today's children are less connected to nature than ever before and they’re missing out on these benefits. An additional, disturbing, consequence is that they’re less...
  • Blog Post: A million steps already - thank you!

    Every now and then over the past six months you've all very kindly stepped up for nature when we've asked you to - signing pledges, emailing the government and I'm sure you all keep your bird feeders stocked up! Well, I’m thrilled to be able to tell you that in that time,...
  • Blog Post: New Year’s Resolutions

    I hope you’ve had a lovely Christmas and are looking forward to the New Year. There’s a lot going on in 2013 on the RSPB campaigning front. The first half of 2013 sees us campaigning on vital areas including the Energy Bill, CAP reform and our Safeguard our Sealife Campaign to name a few...
  • Blog Post: It’s the Law!

    Its not often that you get the chance to influence the law but when the opportunity arises you have to seize it and we need your help... The Law commission is currently reviewing the laws that protect wildlife in England and Wales with a view to proposing reform.This is an ideal opportunity for the...
  • Blog Post: Help George to ‘wake up’ before the UK Budget on 21 March

    By now you’ve hopefully seen some of the promotion for our ‘Wake Up George’ campaign. We’re calling on the Chancellor, George Osborne, to wake up and use his Budget statement on 21 March to put the environment at the heart of the UK’s economic recovery. We’re doing...
  • Forum Thread: Photo Call!

    I ve just added a few photos to the Natures Heroes photo album. They were taken at the SCC (stop Climate Chaos) coaltion stunt outside the Treasuary in October. RSPB staff and campaign volunteers took part in the event to call on the treasuary to acknowledge that the 'green economy is working.'...
  • Forum Reply: Re: How are you Stepping Up for Nature?

    I saw this thread a few days ago, and I've been thinking of how I actually help nature. Well I guess there are the small things, such as feeding the birds, and using a wide variety of seeds and feeds to attract and suit different species, I also provide water in various places and in different...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Campaign Champion Activist - Meeting your MP for the first

    Dear Len, all, With thanks for the informative post - I look forward to putting your advice into action. Just need to pluck up the courage to meet with my MP now! Couple of queries; do you sign of correspondence with 'RSPB Campaigns Champion' or similar and where can you get the RSPB clothing...
  • Forum Thread: Campaign Champion Activist - Meeting your MP for the first time

    Hi my name is Len and I am an RSPB Campaign Champion Activist. I recently met my MP to talk about a number of environmental concerns I have, and thought it would be good to share my experience and offer you some hints and tips so you get the most out of meeting your MP when the time comes. The role...
  • Forum Thread: Save your landscapes!

    Hi all I’m sure you’ve all noticed the media coverage that has accompanied the launch of the National Planning Policy Framework. The RSPB shares many of the concerns raised by other environmental NGOs about the potential threat it poses to our natural environment. You can find out more...
  • Forum Thread: Have you sent your letter yet?

    No im not talking about your Christmas list to Father Christmas- Im talking about responding to the Law Commission public consultation on the proposed reform of the laws that protect wildlife in England and Wales.The Law Commission is now considering the introduction of vicarious liability, which holds...
  • Forum Thread: URGENT - Help needed to protect birds in Faversham Creek

    Hello I'm writing this post to ask for help from RSPB forum members. I live next to Faversham Creek in Kent. It's a lovely place to live and is usually visited by swans, geese, ducks, waders and even unusual or rarely seen birds. Many of my neighbours are keen bird watchers but in recent...
  • Forum Thread: How are you Stepping Up for Nature?

    “We have a large patch of nettles in our garden that we leave for the insects and butterflies.” Terri Wilson “I write letters to my MP on environmental issues.” Mrs J Gasson “These are some of the things I do to attract birds bees, butterflies and insects to my garden...
  • Forum Reply: Re: How are you Stepping Up for Nature?

    I saw this thread a few days ago, and I've been thinking of how I actually help nature. Well I guess there are the small things, such as feeding the birds, and using a wide variety of seeds and feeds to attract and suit different species, I also provide water in various places and in different...
  • Forum Reply: Re: How are you Stepping Up for Nature?

    I saw this thread a few days ago, and I've been thinking of how I actually help nature. Well I guess there are the small things, such as feeding the birds, and using a wide variety of seeds and feeds to attract and suit different species, I also provide water in various places and in different...
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  • Forum Thread: Marine Conservation - let's Step Up for Nature and hold the Government to account

    Tuesday morning saw a group of RSPB supporters Stepping up for Nature and converging on Church House in Westminster to meet with Richard Benyon, Under-Secretary for the Natural Environment & Fisheries. In that role he has responsibility for, among other things, biodiversity, wildlife and the Marine...
  • Forum Thread: Protect birds of prey - sign the e-petition to prosecute English landowners for raptor persecution

    Someone at my local RSPB group alerted me to a very interesting article in this month's Birdwatch magazine by Mark Avery. In England, only gamekeepers usually prosecuted and landowners who turn a blind eye to persecution on their land are not liable.(This is not the case in Scotland.) This...
  • Media: Carol's stepping up by gardening for wildlife