Resources and Interaction

Everything You Need to EPIC From Home

Bird Week

Watch our video guide to building your very own bird box
Read our guide on the siting and caring for your creation

Bird quizzes and activities for kids to make a kingfisher

Watch the first of our video tutorialsAn Introduction to Bird ID

The second in our series of bird ID videos – Common Garden Birds

Bees & Bugs

Fancy helping our bees? Watch our video by local expert Tom Forward and make a bee hotel with things you already have at home. 

A fantastic and fun craft activities for children making art from wildflowers

 

Helping Hands for Hedgehogs

As part of our helping hands for hedgehogs project, we want to know if you have hedgehogs in your garden.

First task, build your own hedgehog tracking tunnel – watch our video on how to do this with just a cardboard box and some paper.

Here’s our map of hedgehog sightings from residents of the project area

River Mammals

To start you off we have some fun fact sheets on water voles, field & bank voles, and shrews

Find out more about harvest mice and yellow necked & wood mice 

See our fact sheets to learn more about badgers and foxes.

We loved making casts of animal footprints, watch the “how to” video for a great family activity

Things to Watch

The Story So Far – How we got where we are

Photography Skills Part 1 – Using your smart phone

A walk down the river with Alistair (April 2020)

Photography Skills Part 2 – Macro photography for Wildlife

Read the latest update from our Agecraft Project or watch the slideshow

Weekly Quizzes

Below are a selection of quizzes to test your ID skills

Have a go at our bird ID quiz 

Here’s a bug quiz and the related answers 

Test your Wildflower knowledge and answers 

How about Freshwater Invertebrates with answers here

Test your knowledge of all things hedgehog 

Think you know mammals? Have a go at this quiz

Get In Touch

Want to lean more about the project or what we hope to be doing in the future? Look around our website or get in touch with us at epic@oart.org.uk.

You can also join or community Facebook page here 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/3005769709475534/