Take a relaxing dip in Sandwell Valley with stress-busting forest bathing.
Coalition calls to introduce urgent safeguards for mountain hare populations.
Witness some fantastic wildlife spectacles, at their sunset safari.
Bird courtship rituals can vary from the spectacular to the bizarre
Wetland reserves are doing great things for people and wildlife
We’ve pulled together some of the best facts about Big Garden Birdwatch!
A small, dark goose - the same size as a mallard. It has a black head and neck and grey-brown back.
A nocturnal bird that can be seen hawking for food at dusk and dawn.
male ring ouzels are particularly distinctive with their black plumage with a pale wing panel and striking white breast band.
Have your say on the future of our countryside
Explore these pages to find an opportunity that suits you.
Use less water in the garden by installing a waterbutt.
There's so much to see and hear at Minsmere, from rare birds and otters to stunning woodland and coastal scenery.
This is a delightful oak woodland to walk through – especially in spring and early summer.
Heathland home to more than 2565 species.
Go on the hunt for fabulous fungi! How many different shapes, colours and sizes can you spot?
Rain or shine - can you help us measure the weather?
Take a Wild Challenge and look out for something with the WOW factor!
28 January 2017, 11:29
It can be really frustrating if all your garden regulars don't show up on the day you do Big Garden Birdwatch.
Buit don't worry, if you watch for an hour but don't see a dicky bird, we'd still like you to tell us about it by sending in your results!
Even a total of zero birds is still useful data to us - it's as important to know where there weren't any birds as where there were lots.
There are also questions about the other wildlife you might see in your garden year-round.