Issue 6 #wildinside
Hi <<First Name>>,

Welcome to Wild Inside, your weekly window to inspiration, activities, and a little bit of joy and wildness closer to home in these difficult times. 
Something to enter
Calling all budding writers and poets

Today we are launching our writing competition for all ages, inviting you to submit your works of poetry or prose on the subject of the wild inside.

Prizes will be awarded to the best poetry and best prose for under- and over-18s.

Renowned nature writer, Linda Cracknell (pictured), will judge the entries. Click here for rules and how to submit your piece.
Something to learn
Singing lessons with the birds

Many of us are noticing the birds are sounding much louder right now, but do you know your robins from your blackbirds?

Our friends at the The Wildlife Trusts help you understand the dawn chorus in this video from their Wildlife Wednesday series.
Something to watch
Through adventure, Katherine found her passion to care for the marine environment
Something to join
Free nature writing workshops

Emergence Magazine has put together a series of talks and workshops connecting people with nature.

Find out more about their nature writing workshops, reading groups and talks with writers including Robert Macfarlane here.
Something to read
Sandwood Country Almanac

Our Sandwood conservation officer, Carrie, lives next to Sandwood Bay and is keeping a diary of what she sees on her daily walks there.

Read the first entry here and learn more about the land we care for.
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