The Woodland Book; 101 Ways to Play, Investigate, Watch Wildlife and have Adventures in the Woods
Packed with fascinating facts about woodlands including ancient rituals and the wildlife and flora that make it special. Learn how to identify different kinds of woodland, assess the age of a tree from a stump, recognise the birds that nest in the canopy by their song and meet other creatures such as bats, badgers and even the odd wild boar. Other activities include learning ancient woodland arts such as coppicing, searching for woodland fruits and building your own shelter and mythical 'green man'.
- ISBN: 9781472900005
- Author(s): Tessa Wardley
- Stock Code: 2900005
- Format: Paperback
- Illustrations: Colour photographs, Line drawings
- Pages: 208
- Published: 2014
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Britain's countryside offers a host of varied habitats for the walker, the amateur naturalist and the family in search of entertainment for children. This brand new collection of reflections on and activities to do in the countryside from an author passionate about reconnecting both children and adults with nature offers ideas for a range of activities all of which will enhance the reader's enjoyment of and engagement with, the natural world. You'll learn how to watch 'mad' March hares – and whether their boxing matches are for real. You'll discover the best places to see butterflies and how to encourage them in your own garden.
Perfect for adults and children who enjoy climbing, investigating, den building, camping and generally having adventures and new experiences, this book will encourage readers to have fun with nature.