Photograph evidence of where a non-native plant or animal has invaded a local ecosystem. Produce a ‘spotter’s guide’ to these invasive species.
Explore your local stores and coffee shops. Which ones have the most sustainable products? Reward those that are good with a certificate and ask your local paper to list them.
Turn a digital camera into a satellite. Hover it above the ground and take a picture of the view below.
Walk (or drive or cycle) between one neighborhood and the next. When do you know that you’ve definitely moved from one to the other?
Explore a place and discover something new without walking.
Plant some beautiful flowers or start a community garden to make a neglected place more beautiful.
They say that the suburbs are areas where “they chop down trees and then name streets after them.” Can you find the hidden trees in your own suburban or inner city area?
Glocal listening. Click here and discover international 'local' radio. Where is the most distant/interesting place you can tune in to? Is their music played on any of your local radio stations?
Identify a problem that faces young people in your area: homelessness, kids without school supplies, lack of playgrounds or another issue.
Create a maze that can’t be seen because it winds through your neighborhood. Create a map for your friends to use to find their way through the maze, and if someone manages to complete it without...
Follow this link and follow a ship for five days. Where does it go? What’s it distributing? What can you find out about it?
Explore from a bug’s-eye view. Take photos of a place close-up to make a tiny place look like a whole new world or ecosystem. Can you find the hidden jungle in your backyard or playground?
Ask some people who have moved to your local area the story of why they moved there.
Try to identify the oldest thing (it could be a person!) in your neighborhood. Start a campaign to have it protected forever.
Can you ‘notice’ three things that you’ve never observed before within a 5 minute walk of your home?