Category Archives: 30 Days Wild

Day 21 of 30 Days Wild – Citizen science

For Day 21 of 30 Days Wild I joined lots of other citizen scientists around the UK sampling the air for background fungal spores, to monitor for resistance to azole fungicide drugs. At 8am this morning I put the air … Continue reading

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Day 20 Of 30 Days Wild – Ladybirds

For one of the 30 Days Wild two years ago I did a blog about Ladybirds https://appletonwildlifediary.wordpress.com/2016/06/09/look-for-ladybirds-day-8-30-days-wild/ On that day I found at least six different types of ladybird. Today I could only find Harlequin ladybirds. The Harlequin ladybird is … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods today – June 2018

Day 19 of 30 Days Wild was a walk around the woods. I write a 50 word account about my local woods each month for our Parish website If you go down to the woods today two plants are very … Continue reading

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Day 18 of 30 Days Wild – Evening walk

I’m writing this today as by the time I got back from the evening walk it was too late to write it last night, plus I’m spending quite a bit of time revising for end of year exams. I’m really … Continue reading

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Day 17 of 30 days Wild – Roadside verges.

For Day 17 of 30 Days Wild I went to visit one of my favourite roadside verges. As hundreds of cars and lorries thunder past one of Oxfordshire busiest dual carriageways, a few metres away, up on the slip road, … Continue reading

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Day 16 of 30 days Wild – 30 seconds

Take 30 seconds out of the day to admire the natural world  

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Day 15 of 30 Days Wild – Garden at night

I often put a trail camera out in the garden at night to see who visits. Sometimes badgers, sometimes foxes and very occasionally hedgehogs. This week it has been a young fox who has been scavenging food from under the … Continue reading

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