You will find out about all the exciting stuff going on with the RSPB in the east of the UK. We cover our sites in the following counties: Norfolk, Suffolk, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, and some of our great Lincolnshire ones. So if you are if you have never heard of the Strumpshaws and Snettishams or Stour Estuary or Sutton Fens here is you chance.
Author: Heather Coath, RSPB Titchwell Marsh Volunteer
Recent research carried out by Persil came to the startling conclusion last week that British children are among the most housebound and screen addicted in the world.
This is pretty shocking stuff, and as someone who had the good fortune to enjoy many a wild yomp as a child, it makes me wonder if, as a nation, we have inherently lost our love of nature and the outdoors? Or perhaps, as we slowly emerge from the honeymoon period of our relationship with new technology, gizmos and gadgets, we are all just in need of a little fresh inspiration?
Here to help is RSPB Titchwell Marsh volunteer, Heather Coath, with her top tips on how to extricate your family from the Xbox and tear them away from the TV:
Holding a bird RSPB Titchwell Marsh. Credit: Rahul Thanki (RSPB)
For information on activities and walks available at RSPB Titchwell Marsh, visit www.rspb.org.uk/titchwell or call 01485 210779.
Grey heron, wading. Credit: Chris Gomersall (RSPB)