There are lots of different ways to get involved and make a difference. It could mean giving some of your time to share your enthusiasm with a school group. It's not all about digging ponds and planting trees - although there is plenty of that about too!
If you would like to learn new identification and recording skills - and if you've got skills you'd like to share - there are enthusiastic people, training events and recording programmes that just about cover every kind of wildlife you might come cross. One of the simplest ways to record any wildlife you see in the Park is by using the Cairngorms Nature i-record form. You don't need to be an expert and it's really simple to use. All you need to do is register and set up an account, type in what you saw and click on the map for where you saw it. You can then see all the records for the National Park and keep track of all the records you've made.
There are about 1.4 million people who come to the National Park each year and about 17,000 who live here. The wildlife and landscapes are one of the top reasons why they visit and why they choose to live here. That's fantastic. We want people to get out and enjoy the nature in the National Park. We want people to appreciate it and become passionate and proud supporters for our wildlife. You can make one of the most significant contributions to protecting wildlife simply by walking your dog on a leads through important wildlife areas.
If you enjoyed getting involved, let us know - we'd love to share the good news and maybe inspire others to join in too.