Saturday 22 September, alongside ten thousand others, we attended
Chris Packham's 'Walk for Wildlife'
from Hyde Park to
of the Earth' had volunteers dressed in the Bee Costumes collecting signatures
for the petition against Glysophates and there were
many other concerned organisations present, as well as individuals from all
over the country. Sheila was walking alongside an elderly lady who had arrived
by train from
Despite the cold ,showery weather it was inspiring to hear various talks in the park not only by Chris Packham,but also by Lucy Cooke, #MikeDilger, #RobertMacFarlane, #MyaRoseCraig AKA Birdgirl, Mark Carwardine Photography & Tours, Dave Goulson, George Monbiot, Mark Avery However, the most inspiring of these were children, unafraid to face the camera and eloquently express their passion to help safeguard our wildlife from further mass extinction.
It was also a joy to walk through the beautiful architecture of London free of traffic ( particularly as it was Car Free Day ) When we arrived at Whitehall, there were further speeches and then Chris took 5 of the young people I mentioned, and entered Downing Street to present The 'People's Manifesto for Wildlife' to Michael Gove's representative.You can read this by clicking the link below...