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Diary of a Young Naturalist

By Dara McAnulty

Diary of a Young Naturalist chronicles the turning of 15-year-old Dara McAnulty’s world. From spring and through a year in his home patch in Northern Ireland, Dara spent the seasons writing. These vivid, evocative and moving diary entries about his connection to wildlife and the way he sees the world are raw in their telling.

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Dara McAnulty is a 16 year old naturalist, conservationist and activist from Northern Ireland. He’s received many awards for his work, including from BBC Springwatch and was the youngest ever recipient of the RSPB Medal.  He lives with his family in the Mourne Mountains in County Down.