I’ve found my purpose/direction/audience/end goal/perfect project. Back in January when I went to the UK Squirrel Accord meeting, “Public awareness and Education” was voted as the main priority. So, why not educate the next generation who will be able to make a difference to the red squirrel conservation efforts?! I am going to create education packs for teachers to use in primary schools to teach their children about conservation and more specifically, red squirrels. I need to look into the national curriculum and contact teachers to find out how to design an education pack, what content they must have who I can best use my photographs. I feel like something has clicked and this is what I was always meant to do.

I’ve contacted Vic the head of Camp Wild at Escot Park where the red squirrel enclosure is found and she has sent me over some really useful resources to start looking at and I am going to go down to Devon to shoot a school group visiting the squirrels in a few days. I feel a new passion for my project and really want to do everyone involved in the red squirrel struggle justice with all the information I have learnt over the past months.

National Curriculum >>>

How NOT to create an education pack!! >>

Some facts (I need to make them more engaging than just photo and text):

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