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July 7, 2020

This blog will explain how you can take action to combat 

throw-away culture, it will show you  how you can make something that’s really simple, really creative and that you can do your bit for conservation.

How can you make a super cool shopping bag from an everyda...

This month AFC Ambassadors and WildWEB participants Riya, Nadia and Vinnie have been taking action at home!

As part of AFC's brand new digital action programme WildWEBthey've been learning all about the 'Secrets of Our Food' along with other young people from across the...

June 9, 2020

Where does soil come from?

Have you ever wondered where the soil underneath us actually comes from?

And what exactly it is?

There are all kinds of things that make up soil, such as tiny bits of rock, water, air and organic matter. Organic matter means anything that was o...

June 1, 2020

Lockdown has given me more time at home and the chance to try my hand at growing some of my own food. I live in a small terraced house in south Manchester, so am not blessed with a big garden. I am lucky enough to have a small one though and an alley behind that, both...

May 3, 2019

There is a lot of evidence that suggests both people and nature lose out when they do not interact. Being in nature is good for our mental and physical health and people are much more likely to both care about nature and contribute to its protection if they have positi...

November 6, 2018

In this guest post, Gina Maffey from Seedball shares why planting for biodiversity is so important and how we can all play our part in promoting insect health.

In the UK alone, we have approximately 40,000 species of invertebrates - animals lacking a backbone - and over...

A final update from Chris and Sarah Webb who boldly ran the London Marathon on April 21st and fundraised £2,100 for Action for Conservation along the way. We'd like say a huge thank you to Chris and Sarah for choosing to run the marathon on behalf of AFC and doing such...

March 1, 2018

We are sending Chris and Sarah Webb our warm wishes as they courageously soldier through a very wet and snowy February training for the London Marathon in support of our work at Action for Conservation.

When we last heard from Chris and Sarah, they had just started thei...

January 31, 2018

Laura Kravac is AFC’s Programme Manager and leads our WildED workshop programme.

 One of our young conservationists getting ready to take action.

It’s been a great start to the year here at Action for Conservation (AFC), with the news that we have been awarded a £20,000...

January 3, 2018

Chris and Sarah Webb are working hard to run 26.2 miles on 22nd April 2018 and raise £3,000 for Action for Conservation while they do it. Support Chris and Sarah by following their journey and donating to their campaign here: https://uk.virginmoneyg...

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