9 Jul 2018

This June WCVA staff took part in the Wildlife Trusts’ 30 Days Wild campaign. In this blog, WCVA’s Environet Cymru Support Officer Chloe Jenkins talks about their experiences and what they’ve learnt from taking part.

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30 Days Wild is the UK's month-long nature challenge run by the Wildlife Trusts. Each year people are encouraged to do a 'random act of wildness' each day by spending some time outdoors or learning about wildlife. 

It is important for people to get to know the nature surrounding us, so we are better prepared to help our dwindling wildlife and reconnect with the environment. Having recently signed up to the  'Time to Change' pledge we also had an extra motive to taking part; to help our staff combat stress and improve their well-being. There are many studies which highlight the multiple benefits of spending time in nature, but would the theory hold true in practice? 

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