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Osprey cam Follow the story of The Woodland Trust's resident osprey pair, Louis and Aila, live from the heart of an ancient Caledonian pine forest at Loch Arkaig. There are eggs in the nest and we're hoping they will hatch very soon!

osprey cam

Nominate a favourite tree Have you discovered any interesting trees whilst enjoying your daily exercise? Join in the annual hunt for Britain’s most special trees. Celebrate your local treasures and lock down discoveries by nominating a tree in your area.

Take a virtual Woodland tour You don't have to travel to experience the incredible sights and sounds of some of the most beautiful woods. Take a look at these 360 tours to explore the history and natural spectacles of these special places from home.

Know your butterflies Red admiral butterfly: identification and recording. They're big, beautiful and an almost guaranteed sight in any British garden this summer. But can you confidently identify all the life stages of the red admiral butterfly, and do you know where to look for them? Follow the link for more butterfly facts and a step-by-step guide on how to make a butterfly house.

Birdsong ID When spring and summer are in full swing, gardens burst with music. But who's that singing centre stage? We're all spending more time in our gardens right now and maybe have more time than usual to stop and listen to what’s going on around us. Get clued up with this guide to bird calls. Impress you family with an alternative 'Name That Tune round at the next quiz!

How to make a wormery Discover the wonder of earthworms by building your own wormery! It's a brilliant hands-on experiment that will bring science to life whilst you get to see what goes on underground. 

Watch wildlife with naturalist Steve Backshall on FB at 9.30 am or follow here on Twitter

National Marine Aquarium Shark and Turtle feed live via Facebook

Edinburgh Zoo Live streams: Panda Cam /  Tiger Cam  /  Penguin Cam

Chester Zoo Virtual tours via Facebook

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