Looking up

David Lindo, also known as the 'Urban Birder' (credit Markus Zeidler)
Helen Bigham from Suntrap meets David Lindo Growing up with a passion for birds, the broadcaster and author David...

The great outdoors

Outdoor education is said to have many benefits for young people (credit @yiodawoo)
Helen Bigham from Suntrap Forest Centre on the benefits of outdoor learning Sir David Attenborough once said: “In moments...

Finding the forest

Children enjoy making a den in Epping Forest
Helen Bigham reflects on how nature can play a part in Waltham Forest’s year as Borough of Culture This...

Delights of nature

Walthamstow illustrator Emma Bond
Helen Bigham finds joy in the small things Nature is on our doorstep and research has shown that getting...

To bee or not to bee

Suntrap Centre
Helen Bigham finds local solutions to a global problem Shocking research states that plummeting insect numbers threaten the collapse...

Falling into the Suntrap

An environmental centre has been educating local schoolchildren for decades, writes Helen Bigham Not all classrooms have four walls. Visiting Suntrap Forest...