This year we are part of Walk 4 Wildlife. It's a series of events to bring together like-minded people, people with an empathy for animals and a determination to go the extra mile to help protect our planet's amazing wildlife.
There are two ways people can take part and support the BTO while doing so:
Schools Walk - Friday May 19th
On May 19th 2017, a truly unique event will be taking place all across the UK. Hundreds of thousands of primary school children will be taking part in an attempt to break a Guinness™ World Record. On that day, primary schools up and down the country will be joining together to try and break the world record for a mass sponsored walk. (The current world record is 231,635 people all walking at the same time!).
Why not organise your own schools walk for wildlife and be part of a Guinness World Record attempt? You choose where and how long to walk for, the only critieria that is set is that everyone will need to be walking at 2.15pm on the 19th May, to be included in the Guinness World Record™ attempt. It's a fun way to raise money to help inform bird conservation.
Download a flyer to take in to your school here. (PDF, 1.15 MB).
The Big 5 - Five unique sponsored walks around the UK (June-October).
Anyone can sign up for the five unique sponsored walks organised at locations around the UK.Throughout the summer of 2017 five very different sponsored Walks for Wildlife will be organised, at five very different locations. The season starts in the Sussex South Downs with a 'Three Distance Challenge' and ends with a 20-mile night safari walk in the New Forest.