Show what the nature in your neighbourhood means to you!

Teaming up with the West of England Combined Authority, we’re inviting young people aged 13 – 18 years old from Bath, North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire to tell their nature stories in Summer 2024 through photographs and short films.

Share your passion for local nature for a chance to win some fantastic prizes – and have your work showcased on and Wildscreen’s global platforms. 


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About the competition

The competition launches officially in May. We’ll be providing resources for entrants via Wildscreen ARK and webinars for teachers and leaders to support budding young photographers and filmmakers.

To be among the first to get all the details when it goes live, simply enter your details below and we’ll be in touch. 

*By completing this form, you are consenting for Wildscreen to contact you about the competition. Full T&Cs, including details of how to enter, will be provided once the competition launches. 


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There has never been a greater need for young people to feel connected to nature. Wildscreen ARK is an online nature education hub for young people, built to inspire curiosity about the natural world and empower them to protect it.


  • Make engaging educational nature content available to young people for free.
  • Support educators by offering trusted resources so they can teach about natural  history and the environment with confidence.
  • Build routes into the filmmaking, media and conservation industries for young people, particularly those with different life experiences.
  • Continue the legacy of ARKive, the world’s leading audio-visual encyclopaedia of life on Earth.


Register your interest in user testing

  • We are inviting educators, teachers and nature enthusiasts to support us with user testing.
  • This could include ‘in-class’ or remote user testing of the Wildscreen ARK Beta.
  • Register your interest below to find out more. 

Donate to Wildscreen

  • Funding will be used to develop and pilot educational resources which will be available on Wildscreen ARK.

Keep up to date with Wildscreen ARK

  • Sign up here for updates and news about Wildscreen ARK and Wildscreen’s other projects.           

Our funders

A massive thank you to The Linbury Trust, The Nisbet Trust, and Garfield Weston Foundation for providing funding, and to Rocketmakers for software development and in-kind support. 

Image credits

Common cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis) by Klaus M. Stiefel

Common frog (Rana temporaria) by Iain Leach

Red grouse (Lagopus lagopus) by Iain Leach

Eurasian sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) by Iain Leach

Grass snake (Natrix natrix) by Iain Leach

Common otter (Lutra lutra) by James Warwick

Rugged oil beetle (Meloe rugosus) by Bill Urwin

Great black-backed gull (Larus marinus) by Ray Hennessy

Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) by James Warwick

Mallard duck (Anas platyrhynchos) by DFKT

Gannets (Morus bassanus) by James Warwick

Seven-spot ladybird (Coccinella septempunctata) by Eileen and Harry Bickerstaff

Silver studded blue (Plebejus argus) by Iain Leach

Black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) by Iain Leach

European water vole (Arvicola amphibius) by Iain Leach

Yellow stagshorn fungus (Calocera viscosa) by Lance Featherstone

Natterjack toad (Bufo calamita) by Bernard Dupont