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* Wild Seasons, a primary pack published by the London Wildlife Trust for pound;7.95, is a bound collection of 30 back issues of LWT's "Wild Seasons" leaflets containing environmental education ideas on subjects from dragonflies to container gardens. Other publications include: "The Cycle of Wood" (KS1-2), pound;6.95; "The Habitat Pack" (KS1-2), pound;3.95;

"The River Water Pack", "The River Bank Pack" and "The River Valley Pack" (KS2-4), pound;5 each. Free materials include the "Gardening for Wildlife" pack (buildrenovate a wildlife garden in your school grounds) and "Wildlife Facts" leaflets (send large SAE). Details: education manager, LWT, 80 York Way, London N1 9AG, tel: 0171 261 0447.

* 'Wildside', the monthly glossy magazine for "naturally inquisitive kids" aged seven to 11, made its newsstand debut in May. Launched on subscription last September, it contains informative, entertaining educational articles, jokes, riddles and school competitions as well as CD-Rom and book reviews. It costs pound;1.95 at newsagents or pound;18.75 for an annual subscription (details on hotline 0171 584 2348). The magazine website address is: www.wildside.co.uk

* 'Educating for Life: Guidelines for Biodiversity Education', published by the Council for Environmental Education, highlights research findings drawn from almost 200 centres in England, illustrates issues related to biodiversity education provision with case studies, identifies nine hallmarks of successful biodiversity education and makes recommendations for education providers and policy makers. It costs pound;9, with discounts for bulk orders, from: CEE, Reading University, London Road, Reading RG1 5AQ.

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