Get out­doors and ob­serve na­ture

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Your Telegraph -

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 ispot-com­pe­ti­tion@open.ac.uk 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

Cam­bridge

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