We need the natural world for our own survival. With the inexorable and rapid rise in human populations and our insatiable appetite for resources, has come an unsustainable drain on the life support systems upon which we all depend. This is reflected in many global crises, but can be witnessed close to home in the catastrophic loss of wildlife and wild places.
If you are a regular visitor to SimonKingWildlife.com you will know that I took the first positive step on this journey in 2010, when I bought a 10 acre plot of overworked pastureland in Somerset and set about converting it into a haven for wildlife. In four short years the changes have been miraculous, with the variety and volume of wild creatures and wild plants and flowers on the land increasing enormously. This success story convinced me that landscape scale projects of a similar nature were possible, and the
Wanting to replicate the success of Wild Meadows, our charity, the
We need your support to maintain the online project as it stands, and with your support we can expand this vision to new areas, converting degraded land into wild spaces that once again breathe life and hope back into our planet.
With your help, we can make a difference. Please click here for details on how you can support us.
What Simon is up to?
23rd March Helping Rhinos talk at The Royal Institution of Great Britain,
21 Albermarle St., London W1S 4BS.
24TH March Talk at the Wild Film Festival Scotland. Theatre Royal, Dumfries 7.30p.m.
29th March Field Craft Day at Wild Meadows
31st March Talk at the Mammal Societies Spring Conference. Robinson College Cambridge.
22nd April Nature Watch talk – Rheged Centre, Penrith.
24th April Talk at Albert Halls, Stirling
13th May Nature Watch talk – Strode Theatre, Street, Somerset.
22nd May Talk at Natural History Museum (further details to follow)
10th June Simon’s Wild Dorset Spring Safari.
22nd June Talk to Lancashire Badger Group
23rd June Open Hauxley Wildlife Centre, Northumbrian Wildlife Trust
5th/6th Aug Talks at Countryfile Live. Blenheim Palace
18th – 20th
Aug Birdfair, Rutland Water
11th – 21st
Oct Simon’s Wild Zambia Holiday
22nd Oct –
1st Nov Simon’s Big Cats, Rhinos and Wilderness East African Safari
12th Nov Nature Watch talk – Dorking Halls