Young wildlife champion Alex White believes that a lifetime of caring for the environment can start close to home with fantastic experiences. Along with a host of well-known contributors, he reveals the simple and low-cost ways that people can enjoy nature. Together they share their passion, reveal what got them into wildlife in the first place and show how to get closer to it – now they want you to Get Your Boots On.
The book also offers indispensable advice for those who would like to get more involved, or even build a career out of their passion for wildlife. Illustrated throughout by Alex’s stunning photographs, this book will appeal to young and old alike. It suggests: when and where to get out there; what to go looking for; how to do it; what to take… and a host of other tips. Practical advice for getting closer to nature. Encouragement from those who have lived it.
Reviews of Get Your Boots On
‘The book covers all the basics of getting into wildlife, from fieldcraft and photography tips to getting connected with like-minded people. The chances are you know someone who really wants to know more about this funny business – this book would be the perfect present’–BBC Wildlife Magazine.
‘This fabulous and important book. It’s good, it’s inspirational and – critically – it’s heartening’— Chris Packham.
‘Alex is prominent as a standard-bearer for [a] new generation of wildlife champions… he is giving hope and inspiration to young people across this nation that despite all the challenges we face, it is still possible to make this world a better place for humans and wildlife’— Dominic Dyer, CEO Badger Trust & British Wildlife Advocate Born Free Foundation.
Alex White is a wildlife photographer and blogger. Since the age of ten, he has won a number of photography competitions. He has appeared on panels and spoken to audiences about his love of wildlife, from small local gatherings to BBC TV’s Springwatch Unsprung. Alex is passionate about British wildlife — in particular mammals — and keen to show other people how to find amazing wildlife on their doorstep. His blog Appleton Wildlife Diaries is a finalist in the UK Blog Awards 2019.
Chris Packham has led a remarkable life. He has gained recognition as a naturalist, television presenter, writer, photographer, conservationist, campaigner and filmmaker.
Ebook Versions of Get Your Boots On
Get Your Boots On is also available as an ebook:
- Kindle (for Kindle and any device which has the Kindle App, e.g. iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows smartphones and tablets).
- Google Play (to read in the Google Play Books app on any device, or on your computer via a web browser).
Please note that that the ebook is best viewed on colour devices.