Hen Harrier Days are all about building public awareness and engagement, and we are planning some great community activities for 2022. If you have ideas or proposals for that, please get in touch here. And any way, make sure you keep in touch by following us on Twitter or Facebook.
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Some of our 2022 community activities
Young Wild Writer Competition
In 2022 the theme of our popular writing competition will be animal journeys. Entrants are invited to tell us in 500 words about any aspect of this topic that excites them. Entries could be in any form: a story or poem, a diary entry or a narrative report. There were three age groups, with a prize for the winner in each category, and an overall winner. The winners will be announced at Hen Harrier Fest on 24 July.
Full details here.
Young Filmmaker Challenge
In September, we will again be inviting young people under 30 to make a short video about nature in the UK with an upland rewilding theme. Entrants will be invited to make a video lasting up to four minutes across a range of formats; animation, graphic art, narrative or interview. We are not looking for great technical skill based on expensive equipment but rather the ability to present a story in an interesting and informative way. The closing date will be in March 2023.
Hen Harrier Day 2022
We are really looking forward to the return of on the ground Hen Harrier Day events in 2022. We are here to help anyone who wishes to organise one, whether it be talks, a street stall, a themed walk or a children's activity. If you have an idea you wish to discuss, please get i touch.
We will also be participating in Hen Harrier Fest on 24 July.