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And Keep Discount

Are you looking for some ethical and sustainable Christmas gifts? Our friends at And Keep.com have a wonderful range online and have very kindly offered a special 15% discount to all of our participants and followers. To take advantage, just enter the code: WILD2017 during checkout to redeem the offer. (valid until the 31 January 2018) Happy festive … Continued

Three For The Sea!

3-4-C is an exciting new initiative where we share what we are DOING to care for our Oceans. We want to celebrate your acts of kindness, conservation and consideration that help look after our magnificent seas and all that lives there. By sharing your actions, you might give others great ideas and inspire them to … Continued

Make Nature the Heart of this Festive Season

Fancy blowing away the winter cobwebs and getting out into nature with friends and family to start 2018? Tired of buying throwaway gifts for your family? This year, buy a personalised, wax-stamped Gift Voucher for one of our upcoming courses or activities. Our gift vouchers are the perfect green, sustainable, experiential gift to give to your nearest and dearest this … Continued

A Visit from our Patron

What a pleasure it was to welcome our Patron and wildlife filmmaker, Gordon Buchanan, into the office this week. Gordon came and paid us a visit after we had listened to one of his inspiring talks at Eden Court Theatre in Inverness the night before. It was a great opportunity to share some of our stories … Continued

UK Summer Tour

We took our leader training courses on tour across the UK this summer. From Findhorn to Kinghorn, to Devon and the Forest of Dean, we covered the length and breadth of the country and met some amazing people along the way. The summer started at home in Findhorn where we delivered our first Coastal Activity … Continued

Summer Holidays in Culbin Forest

The summer holidays started with a week of discovery and adventure in Culbin Forest. What a week had by all of our intrepid explorers as we set off to discover the wild and enchanting Culbin Forest on our Minecraft Residential Camp. After travelling by boat across the Findhorn Bay, we trekked into the woodland and … Continued

Seaweed Feast and the Moray Walking and Outdoor Festival

It was a great pleasure to be part of the Moray Walking & Outdoor Festival again this year. Last week we held a Seaweed and Eat It! event on Covesea beach as part of the festival. Our participants were treated to a wild culinary adventure as we learned all about the fascinating world of sea vegetables. … Continued

Bluebells and Gentle Woodland Wanderings!

We have had some magical sessions during the last couple of weeks as we have kicked off our ‘Wild Connections’ programme with the seniors in our community, strolling among the bluebells in the gardens of Kilravock Castle. An amazing couple of days, taking in one of our most spectacular seasonal events – bluebells flowering in the spring – and discovering many other native … Continued

Wild things! up for Discussion in Parliament

It is a huge honour to discover that the work of Wild things! has been put forward for discussion in the Scottish Parliament! We were delighted to receive correspondence from Richard Lochhead, MSP, who has commended us on the charitable work we do in providing opportunities for young people to engage with the outdoors and learn new skills. … Continued

Introduction to Bushcraft with Prince’s Trust

We spent a great couple of days last week days working with the Prince’s Trust on our new Introduction to Bushcraft for Outdoor Leaders course. The course is spread over two days and is a Level 2 NCFE accreditation. We covered so much during the course, looking in particular at conservation and safety in relation to Bushcraft. Within … Continued

We’re Off to Plymouth!

This year, we are once again delivering a Coastal Activity Leader Training course at the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth! The course delivered with the NMA last summer proved to be a resounding success, so we were delighted to be invited back again this year. The coastline in and around Plymouth provides a wonderful backdrop for the course, … Continued

Teacher Training with The UHI

We had a fantastic session up in a super sunny Aviemore, providing teacher training for our future Primary School educators from the PGDE course atthe University of the Highlands and Islands. We were delighted to be invited by The UHI to deliver some taster activities for the PGDE primary teaching students, which they can then incorporate into their … Continued