What's On in June - Get Involved


JUNE 2017
1-30 The Plastic Challenge
Sign up to the Marine Conservation Society's Plastic Challenge and reduce your plastic footprint this June - can you continue it for longer?
1-30 Go Wild in June
Join your local Wildllife Trust and go wild with or for wildlife throughout the month of June.  Do 30 simple Random Acts of Wildness, one a day.  Find out more
1-7 Volunteers Week
Celebrates the contribution made by millions of volunteers across the UK.   The week has been extended this year.
5 World Environment Day
Encourages worldwide awareness and action for the environment
8 World Oceans Day
A day to celebrate and honor the ocean, which connects us all. Be a part of it!
11 #2minutebeachclean
Join in and spend 2 minutes cleaning your local beach (or if you're a long way from a beach, why not just join in anyway and clean up the countryside?).  Help rid the world’s beaches of marine litter and plastic pollution, two minutes at a time.  Find out more here
  National Insect Week
The next National Insect Week wil run in 2018.  Click here and spend some time discovering more about insects.  
17-25 Rabbit Awareness Week
To improve rabbits' welfare - what could you do to improve your rabbit's wellbeing and life?  What one hop could you take?
21 World Giraffe Day
Celebrate the giraffe and see what you can do to help these wonderful animals
23 Bring Your Dog To Work Day
This annual nationwide raises money for charities dedicated to making a difference to the welfare of dogs - this year, All Dogs Matter and Animals Asia.   And you don't need a dog to get involved!  Find out more here
24-25 Big Canopy Campout
This is in aid of the World Land Trust enables people to come together to celebrate and save forests, precious ecosystems.  Help protect forests through adventure!  All funds raised will go to World Land Trust to purchase and protect precious rainforest in Borneo, through the Saving Kinabatangan appeal
28 June - 2 July Wildlife Artist of the Year Exhibition
This is the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation's 10th Anniversary Wildlife Artist of the Year Exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London.   The 2017 shortlist will be exhibited for sale – with all proceeds supporting wildlife conservation.  Find out more here

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