The Art of the Possible: How an offhand remark became our conference theme for Communicate 2018.
Navigating change, avoiding burnout, thinking creatively, building partnerships, drawing on evidence and never losing sight of the need to connect people and the natural world: the role of environmental communicators has never been more important, or more complex.
Engaging Environments Symposium
How can we better support public engagement with environmental science? How can we make environmental research more relevant to society? How can we encourage and support communities, publics, and researchers to get involved?
5 Top reasons to come to Communicate
Communicate is the UK’s annual conference for environmental communicators, a massively diverse community of professionals working across multiple sectors to share, inspire and engage people with environmental issues.
Photographers show off their skills at FON 2018
Jennie French shares the finalists and winners of the Capturing Nature Photography Competition
Great Flood Commemorations in the Chew Valley (Remembering the Past, Preparing for the Future)
Throughout 2018, West of England Rural Network (WERN) is supporting communities along the Chew Valley and Keynsham in commemorative activities in this 50th year since the Great Flood of 10 & 11 July 1968. WERN is also supporting these communities towards better flood resilience going forward.
That’s All Folks!
What an amazing week! The Festival of Nature celebrated 15 years of engaging people with the natural world last week with nearly 20,000 people joining the fun! Following on from City Nature Challenge back at the end of April, the Festival kicked off at Green Park in Bath on June 2nd. The sun shone down...
Registrations begin for the 2018 Bristol Avon WaterBlitz, a campaign to collect as many water quality samples as possible in a week from across the Bristol Avon Catchment - find out how to get involved!
Bristol Water and the Festival of Nature
Natasha Clarke is Environment Manager at Bristol Water, we asked her for her thoughts on this year's Festival of Nature
Entries Close soon for Wildlife Photo Competition
A picture is worth a thousand words and in this age of social media, everyone can show the world pictures of their life and surroundings! The Capturing Nature competition, run by a student researcher at UWE Bristol and supported by the Bristol Natural History Consortium, is a brilliant opportunity for you to share your photos...
Exciting updates announced for Bath Festival of Nature
The UK’s largest free celebration of the natural world is marking its 15th birthday this summer with its biggest programme yet, promising a wild adventure for all the family - find out the top 10 ways you can celebrate during the Festival of Nature!
Avon Wildlife Trust
Bath & North East Somerset Council
BBC Natural History Unit
Bristol City Council
Bristol Zoo Gardens
University of Bath
University of Bristol
University of the West of England
Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
The Natural History Consortium is a charitable collaboration between these member organisations.
Engaging people with the natural world through collaborative action. Reg Charity 1123432