Here at The War on Wildlife Project we were thinking that as us campaigners, conservationists and activists can’t get out to meet and see each other now, how about creating something to bring the conservation community together – everyone from individuals to grassroots organisations to larger charities – something that reminds us all that we’re still out there, still working, but that also shows the human side of things during this COVID-19 crisis.
An ongoing series of short podcast conversations we could think of as ‘check-ins’ (as in ‘we’re checking in to make sure we’re all okay’) – chats about how we’re getting on, how we’re adapting as campaigners, how being out in Nature is helping us cope.
Now, we appreciate that everyone has Facebook, Twitter, their own blogs even, but perhaps bringing everyone together like this in one place could really create an interesting set of viewpoints/tips/different thinking – and maybe even keep us from feeling alone…
That’s the idea and today we’re talking with someone many of us have shared a few campaign events with over the last few years, Nick Weston, Head of Campaigns at the League Against Cruel Sports.
“…positive and negative messaging goes hand in hand really – what we are trying to stop is something bad, but the idea of stopping it is a positive thing…in these hard times that unusually helpful…”
Checking-in…with Nick Weston, League Against Cruel Sports
The League Against Cruel Sports is online at league.org.uk, and you can find links on the homepage to everything we’ve just been talking about including ways you can still support the League from home.
If you like the idea of these podcasts please do spread the word on social media, and if you’d like to come and have a chat yourself email me at charlie -AT- waronwildlife.co.uk
Thankyou very much for listening – and stay well.