Manx Wildlife Trust wants to establish how often children in the Isle of Man play in the countryside.
The charity is conducting an online survey.
Tim Graham, MWT’s boss, said: ‘Understanding how people are getting out and about in the countryside is a great measure of how important nature is in people’s lives. ‘We often get UK statistics thrown at us, which are useful, but what we really want to know is how people in our community value Manx nature and how they interact with it. ‘With the rise of the electronic age, one of the biggest concerns is about children’s reduced outdoor time – something that we hope to improve on. We hope from this survey to hear a Manx perspective on getting outdoors, so that we can help everyone’s lives be a little bit more wild.’
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