Become a great Naturalist and play your part in preserving the natural world as a whole.
How to earn your badge:
With appropriate permission, spend at least one day at one of these locations and investigate the wildlife and plants found there:
- woodland or parkland
- down land
- moor land
- seashore or sand dune
- roadside verge
- stream, river or canal
- small pond
- wetland or marshland
Tell a knowledgeable adult what you discovered.
Show them your field notes, sketches, photographs or maps.
Find out more about a plant, animal or particular wildlife from your chosen location.
Discuss what you found out, giving sources for information from places like museums, field guides or the internet.
Discuss how human activities or land management can affect wildlife.
Requirements can be adapted to suit each young persons abilities. See our guidance on flexibility.