30 Day’s Wild

This page is where I will link to all my posts during The Wildlife Trust’s 30 Day’s Wild. I have been participating since 2015.

I hope you enjoy!


30 Days Wild Recap


Day 1: Big Wild Breakfast

Day 2: Planting wildflower seeds

Day 3: Wildlife Apps

Day 4: Close up with hoverflies

Day 5: World Environment Day

Day 6: Wildlife Webcams

Day 7: RSPB Burton Mere

Day 8: World Oceans Day

Day 9: A Beautiful Orchid

Day 10: Spent time in the yarden at dusk

Day 11: Close up with Pipistrelle Bats

Day 12: Pond Dipping

Day 13: Wildflower Meadow

Day 14: Stargazing

Day 15: ID a flower

Day 16: Visit a wild place

Day 17: Bee watch

Day 18: Authors inspired by nature

Day 19: Visited Brockholes Nature Reserve

Day 20: The Big Wild Quiz

Day 21: Watch a sunset

Day 22: National Insect Week

Day 23: Did a litter pick

Day 24: The cinnabar moth

Day 25: Close up with Peregrines

Day 26: Visited Lunt Meadows Nature Reserve

Day 27: Manchester Festival of Nature

Day 28: Admire a spiders web

Day 29: Bringing back Beavers

Day 30: Update on wildflower seedlings and recap


Day 1: Close up with a Great Tit

Day 2: An hour with bees

Day 3: Brewed a leafy tea

Day 4: Make a nature table

Day 5: Watch a wildlife webcam

Day 6: ID’ing a plant

Day 7: Silent Sunday

Day 8: World Oceans Day

Day 9: Cleaned my bird feeders

Day 10: Made a note of what’s outside my window

Day 11: The Lost Words

Day 12: Ladybug Hunt

Day 13: Philip Larkin – Pigeons

Day 14: Silent Sunday – Clouds

Day 15: Close up with bellflowers

Day 16: Learning birdsong

Day 17: Smelled a wild scent

Day 18: Made fat balls for the garden birds

Day 19: ID’d a feather

Day 20: Summer Solstice

Day 21: Wildflower hunt

Day 22: Up close with badgers

Day 23: National Insect Week

Day 24: Sketch the wild up close

Day 25: Tree Trumps

Day 26: Listened to podcasts

Day 27: Took a barefoot walk

Day 28: Visited Port Sunlight River Park

Day 29: Up Close with Gulls

Day 30: Looking to the future


Day 1: Moths at RSPB Leighton Moss

Day 2: Lunt Meadows Nature Reserve

Day 3: Plant anatomy

Day 4: Metamorphosis

Day 5: World Environment Day

Day 6: Read a wild book

Day 7: Listen to birdsong

Day 8: Gaia – Earth

Day 9: Caterpillars to chrysalides

Day 10: Close up on Ospreys

Day 11: The Lost Words

Day 12: Mindfulness walk in the park

Day 13: Looking for newborns

Day 14: The Glorious Garden

Day 15: Bee Orchids

Day 16: Wildflower Meadow

Day 17: Close up on red Squirrels

Day 18: The Moon

Day 19: Chrysalids to butterflies

Day 20: Gardening for wildlife

Day 21: Releasing painted lady butterflies on summer solstice

Day 22: Moore Nature Reserve

Day 23: Bee Experience at The Bee Centre

Day 24: Close up with dragonflies

Day 25: ID trees

Day 26: Tune in by turning off

Day 27: Sip in the wild!

Day 28: Foraging

Day 29: Climb for a better view and wild swimming

Day 30: Jellyfish

30 Days Wild 2019: Roundup!


Day 1: Planted wildflower seeds

Day 2: Visited Dibbinsdale Nature Reserve in the rain

Day 3: Made elderflower champagne

Day 4: Up close with a cellar spider

Day 5: A walk to work

Day 6: Worms!

Day 7: The Great British Bee Count

Day 8: ID a plant

Day 9: A visit to Port Sunlight River Park

Day 10: Visited Brockholes Nature Reserve

Day 11: All about amphibians

Day 12: Bottling elderflower champagne

Day 13: Planning a wild adventure!

Day 14: Signed up for the Plastic Challenge

Day 15: Explore somewhere wild

Day 16: Strawberry picking at Claremont Farm

Day 17: Forest bathed at Grizedale

Day 18: Up close with a Herdwick

Day 19: Wild swimming in The Lake District

Day 20: Alpacas

Day 21: Summer Solstice

Day 22: National Insect Week

Day 23: Photographing something blue

Day 24: Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve

Day 25: A close up with goldfinches

Day 26: Woolfall Heath Meadow

Day 27: A closer look at Bracken

Day 28: Sampling elderflower champagne 🙂

Day 29: All about Moths

Day 30: A celebration at Lunt Meadows


Week One: Making elderflower champagne and rain

Week Two: Beach combing and wildflowers

Week Three: Eggs and rosemary tea

Week Four: Nature Reserves and wildflower seeds

Finale: Mosquitoes and elderflower champagne


Week One: Building a pond and information on bees

Week Two: Drawing a dunnock and growing our own potatoes

Week Three: Growing borage and wild swimming

Week Four: Moth sighting and no tech day

Finale: Dancing in the rain and weeds


Week One: The yarden and homes for wildlife.

Week Two: Clouds and recipes

Week Three: Wildflowers and saving bees

Week Four: Passion Flowers and a trip to Norwich

Finale: Moths and butterflies