Get outdoors and observe nature
SOME readers may like to know that there is an alternative to watching football this month. Watching local wildlife!
From Monday June 14 the spotlight will be on study as the nation celebrates Universities Week.
To find out more readers can log onto the Week’s website www.universitiesweek.org.uk to see the events in east Anglia.
To get the ball rolling The Open University is offering the chance for those living in the area to participate in a unique initiative to get people outdoors observing nature. And you can win a prize!
To win a digital camera complete with accessory pack and a signed copy of Jonathan Silvertown’s new book, “Fragile Web: What Next for Nature?” you need to correctly identify this creature. clue: It flies at night, is native to the UK and can be seen this time of year, if you’re lucky!
To enter, email your name and your answer, with “Peterborough evening Telegraph” in the subject line, to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight on June 20. your participation will help The Open University understand more about the nation’s interest in domestic wildlife. For help identifying your wildlife observations in the east or to share them with others go to iSpot at www.ispot.org.uk.
ALISON WYATT Acting regional Director Open University in the East of England Cintra House 12 Hills road