Resources

Here you’ll find links to more information about our precious local wildlife and the ways that you can help.

04/07/17

Guide to creating a wildlife-friendly garden

Check out our ultimate guide to creating your own Wildlife Connections garden and discover all the top tips!

  • Wildlife Connections Resource
  • UK Wildlife

09/06/17

Guide to identifying swifts

Keep an eye on the skies and record any swifts you see. To help you identify them, we've pulled together a useful guide so you can look out for the key characteristics when they speedily fly above you.

  • Wildlife Connections Resource
  • UK Wildlife
  • Birds

17/05/17

VIDEO: How to help swifts

Swifts are in rapid decline and needs your help. They're amazing birds and there are plenty of ways you can help them. Watch this animation to discover what you can do to protect them.

  • Wildlife Connections Resource

17/05/17

[VIDEO] How to Record Wildlife

One of the most important things that you can do to help wildlife is to record what you see. It's easy to get started...

  • Wildlife Connections Resource

20/04/17

Painted Lady Butterfly Fact File

Download our animal fact file on the painted lady butterfly. Find out all about these beautiful native butterflies and how you can Act For Wildlife to help them out!

  • Wildlife Connections Resource
  • UK Wildlife
  • Butterflies

30/01/17

Wildlife Connections: Bringing classroom learning to life

When it comes to protecting the environment ‘think global, act local’ is a great mantra to follow.

  • Wildlife Connections
  • Wildlife Connections Resource

02/12/16

Download our 2017 Wall Planner

Download our FREE Wildlife Champions A3 wall planner which features conservation actions across the year that will make a big difference to your local wildlife.

  • Wildlife Connections Resource

27/07/16

Hints and tips for beginner bird watchers

Jeff Clarke, an experienced ecologist, bird watcher and friend of Chester Zoo, has provided us with some hints and tips for budding bird watchers.

  • Wildlife Connections
  • Wildlife Connections Resource
  • UK Wildlife
  • Birds

21/07/16

Our Wildlife Connections Song

Why not listen to our wonderful new Wildlife Connections song? It’s a great way to learn lots of facts about our native wildlife and the actions we can all take to help save what’s around us.

  • Wildlife Connections Resource

29/06/16

Let it grow! How wildflowers in your garden help bees & insects

As part of our Wildlife Connections campaign one of the things we have been asking you to do, is let the grass in your gardens grow.

  • Wildlife Connections
  • Wildlife Connections Resource
  • UK Wildlife
  • Plants and gardens
  • Habitat - Bee Garden
  • Habitat - Glorious Grasses

16/06/16

VIDEO: Why we love bees & what we're doing about it

We’ve spotted a lot of bees flying around recently. These brightly coloured, instantly recognisable insects are really important to us.

  • Wildlife Connections
  • Wildlife Connections Resource
  • Invertebrates
  • Habitat - Bee Garden

07/06/16

We're buzzing for bumblebees

Wildlife conservation is at the heart of everything we do. Not only do we work around the world to protect endangered species, we also work to protect the precious wildlife found right here on our doorstep.

  • UK Wildlife
  • Wildlife Connections
  • Wildlife Connections Resource
  • Habitat - Bee Garden

12/02/16

Helping birds find a home

February is the time of year when many bird species will be looking for a new home.

  • Wildlife Connections
  • Wildlife Connections Resource

10/02/16

Wonderful wildflowers

Wildlife Connections encompasses all things wild, from the birds and the bees to the hedgehogs, hedgerows and wildflowers.

  • Wildlife Connections
  • Wildlife Connections Resource
  • Habitat - Butterfly Journey

Our Conservation Partners

Wildlife Connections is all about working together to create wildlife friendly spaces.

  • Wildlife Connections Resource