52 Wild Things to Do in 2012: spring

Welcome to our guide to spring - our top picks of the British wildlife activities you can get involved with, suggested by experts and adventurers, including friends from BBC shows Springwatch, The One Show and Coast.

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Welcome to our guide to spring - our top picks of the British wildlife activities you can get involved with.

We’ve canvassed experts and adventurers, including friends from BBC shows Springwatch, The One Show and Coast, to help create the ultimate list of wild activities for every season.

 

1. Discover the joy of wildflowering with BBC Radio 4 presenter Paul Evans
Get lost in an intoxicating haze of bluebells in woods spangled with anemones...

 

2. Watch grebes dance on water with The One Show's Mike Dilger
Great crested grebes are classy synchronised swimmers – catch up with their performance...

 

3. Five top spring activities
If you're bursting to try more wildlife activities this spring, why not have a go at one of these?

 

4. Tune into the dawn chorus
Set your alarm early to hear a full dawn chorus this spring...

 

5. Watch badgers
There’s something about badger watching that heightens the senses. You sit quietly in the fading light...

 

6. Explore a heath in search of reptiles

The ideal time of the year to catch lizards and snakes basking intermittently... 

 

7. Boot up to follow a long-distance trail

Escape the crowds and see what wildlife you can discover in sweet solitude...

 

8. Five things to do in one day

Read our list of really wild things to do in 24 hours – including going on safari in your own back garden...

 

There's more great spring activities to come - come back to this page for more details soon. 

Click here to read the rest of our 52 Things To Do in 2012.

 

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