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BBC Cambridgeshire joins Springwatch Wild Days Out
Wild Day Out graphic
Get closer to nature at one of our Wild Days Out

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire is going Springwatch-wild on Sunday 13 June 2010 in Cambridge.

Our nature-mad presenter Jane Smith will be attending, building on the success of our Wild Day Out in Peterborough.

She is heading to Lammas Land in Cambridge and will be joined by lots of green organisations.

It is all part of the city's Environment Festival which celebrates the Year of Biodiversity.

Lots of nature-themed activities are planned.

Wild Cambridge

The city's Environment Festival is celebrating the UN International Year of the Biodiversity this year. Joining BBC Radio Cambridgeshire's Jane Smith on Lammas Land on 13 June are the RSPB, the Conservators of the River Cam, Swift Conservation and many other green activists.

Visitors can find out more about the BBC's Wildlife Fund, which raises awareness and funds to save threatened wildlife and places.

Nature-themed activities include the OPAL Water Survey and guided walks of both Paradise and Coe Fen nature reserves

A really wild day out is promised.

Wild Peterborough

This will be Jane's second Wild Day Out. On 6 June she attended Peterborough's.

Residents took part in the Springwatch Big Wildlife survey to help find out just how many plants, creepy-crawlies and animals make Ferry Meadows their home.

Boy wearing a bug mask
Children turned themselves into bugs at Peterborough's Wild Day Out

They picked up a Springwatch Wild Day Out Activity Book and took home Bee Part of It bee-friendly seeds to plant in their gardens at home.

Bee Part of It is the BBC's joint project with the National Trust. The steep decline in bee numbers around the world has been widely reported in the past few years and the BBC hopes this project will increase understanding of why this is happening.

And Peterborough City Council officials are celebrating as they set the record for the greatest number of people wearing green at the same time on Sunday. Around 100 people turned out dressed from head to toe in various shades of the colour.

Wild Days Out

Springwatch Wild Days Out are being organised all across East Anglia.

For details on the Cambridgeshire events and all the others, click on the link below:




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