Category: School Zone

Summer is on its way.

Through the spring we had a MammalCam in the woods. Where the hare, badger and squirrel rummaged around at night. When Spring arrived a feeder was placed close to the farm, and birds arrived quickly. First Grouse. Pheasant too. And with Summer on the way, the Black Grouse are back on the lek, from before… Read more »

Spring is coming

It is still very cold on the moor, and wet. Since last October there has been a Mammal Cam placed in pastures, part of a Durham Wildlife Trustproject. You can see more on the Durham Wildlife Trust website here. In the Autumn there were lots of visitors to the pastures, at all times of the… Read more »

The story begins…

Living Uplands started with the idea of sharing the life of the Black Grouse with schools in the North East of England. That progressed from some photos taken in June 2015 of ground nesting birds and wildlife, notes on a bit of paper, and most recently to this website with its dedicated School Zone teaching… Read more »

Welcome to the School Zone

This is a dedicated School Zone. Here you will be able to share pictures and stories with Living Uplands and other schools. As you undertake some of the activities we would be delighted if you would share these with other schools. Just email a paragraph and a picture or video to and we’ll post… Read more »