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Aberdeen Outdoor Learning Festival 2016

Wild things! were in attendance at the Aberdeen Outdoor Learning Festival 2016 at Hazlehead Academy yesterday. Well attended by teachers from throughout Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire…

Giant Hogweed Digging

The last couple of weeks have seen the Wild things! staff and volunteers out, with spades in hand, experimenting with different methods of clearing giant hogweed from near the River Findhorn.

Level 3 Award in Education and Training

March 29, 2016 – April 1, 2016 Logie Steading Map and Directions | Register Description: Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) This 4 day teaching qualification replaces the Level 3 Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS). The course covers the basics of teaching in adult education and includes how to plan lessons, … Continued

Wild things! January Sale

So what were all those resolutions for 2016??? Do you want to skill up? Do more training? Want to spend more time outdoors in 2016? Learn how to identify that animal track or sign or that early flowering plant in your woodland? We are offering a 10% discount off on all our courses if booked … Continued

Happy New Year from Wild things!

Happy 2016 everyone! After such a successful 2015, we cannot wait to get started for the coming year. We hope everyone had a fantastic festive break and that we see you all out and about in our wild and wonderful natural surroundings throughout the coming year. Our course dates for 2016 are all listed in our … Continued

Merry Christmas from Wild things!

Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Wild things! The Year in Short 2015 has been a great year for Wild things! and the charity has again moved forward in leaps and bounds. Our Blue Gym project commenced at the start of the year, contributing to improving the mental health and wellbeing of people … Continued

Get Greening your Christmas with Seafield Primary

Have a Green Christmas with these craft tutorials in our fantastic festive film from Seafield Primary School. Edited and filmed by the children themselves, where they are demonstrating some festive Christmas crafts. Filmed with the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Join us on Saturday at the Findhorn Christmas Bazaar

Wild things! are having a Christmas Craft Fair! Come and join us the Findhorn Christmas Bazaar at the Findhorn Village Centre on 5th December from 1pm – 5pm where Wild things! have a stall! We will be selling a great selection of handmade, crafty Christmas goods, perfect as little stocking fillers for your nearest and dearest, including: Scented … Continued

We are Recruiting for a Field Worker! Come and join Wild things!

Wild things! are currently recruiting for a Field Worker! We are looking for a talented and highly organised person with a strong background in Environmental Education . The Field Worker will be able to deliver a wide range of programmes to all ages as well as implementing the logistical aspects of our courses. Full time, 35 … Continued

Book Woodland Activity Leader Training Now for 2016

Do you have a passion for outdoor education?  Do you dream of learning how to lead outdoor sessions in a woodland environment? Wild things! are delighted to announce we have launched the first three sets of dates for our Woodland Activity Leader Training course for 2016. If you want to enhance your skills and gain … Continued

Field Work Apprentice Job Opportunity

We are recruiting! Field Work Apprentice Please see our Vacancies page here for further details on the role and how to apply.    

Congratulations Everyone!

Last Friday, we were given our Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service by HRH Princess Anne who was great company taking time to chat with all the Wild things! team, and find out about what we do. Congratulations everyone! A Brilliant day celebrating our volunteers, peer education and conservation work. A big thank you to The Rotary … Continued