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Walk 5k for £5 and Support Wild Things!

We all know that getting out into nature is great for getting exercise and to support our mental health.  Now we would like to ask you to consider setting yourself a bit of a challenge and walking 5km to support Wild Things with a donation of £5. You could do a nature survey, or perhaps … Continued

Join Our Growing Wild and Well Programme

We’d like to let you know about our Growing Wild and Well programme which is a free 12-week wellbeing course for adults designed to support physical and mental health, as well as skill development through engaging environmental activities in woodland and coastal settings. On completion of the course participants will be awarded a level 1 … Continued

Wild Things championed on Stonehenge among ‘Heritage Heroes’

  Sir Tony Robinson honours Wild Things – Environmental Education in Action Today, Wednesday 2nd of December 2020), at Stonehenge, television presenter Sir Tony Robinson will unveil a display to celebrate eight “unsung champions of heritage”.  The stones will be lit up with images of representatives of eight charities from across the nation, and Wild … Continued

Stay Wild at Home

Have you seen our Stay Wild at Home Programme?  It started with the Covid crisis when we wanted to make resources available to people who were stuck indoors, and to encourage people to get outside, even if it was only in their own gardens.  Later on, as it became apparent that going into care homes … Continued

Covid 19 Response

Wild Things is delighted to support Moray Council and local keyworkers through the Summer Hubs provision for the children of keyworkers.  We have developed a fun filled programme of nature themed games and activities designed to increase their understanding and appreciation of nature. Our summer hub sessions are packed with crafts, games, nature-art as well … Continued

Minibus Competition

Many congratulations to the Buchan Battalion Boys Brigade for winning the P&J minibus competition.   While we were dissapointed not to win we were humbled and delighted with the strong support we received from the community.  We collected over 1550 tokens which gave us 31 entries.  Our sincere thanks to everyone who went to the … Continued

Fundraise As You Shop

Wild things! have joined Easyfundraising to help raise funds for our Silver Saplings Appeal.  You can help by simply shopping through Easyfundraising

Feature in the Press and Journal

  We’ve had absolutely fantastic support from the local community in Findhorn with collecting tokens from the Press and Journal to enter into their competition to win a new minibus.  Each entry needs 50 tokens and so far we’ve managed to enter 7 times – that’s 350 tokens with hopefully more to come!   Now … Continued

Primal Kind Adventure

The awesome team at Primal Kind are fundraising for Wild things! With their trade mark level of ambition and originality, they have turbo-charged the Great Glen Way. This well known national trail running between Fort William and Inverness spans 116km and 3 lakes, including the infamous Loch Ness. Normally completed over 5 days, we are aiming … Continued

We Need a New Minibus

Our Silver Saplings project is sprouting and starting to grow! This programme improves health and wellbeing within our communities by connecting people with the natural environment and each other. We create opportunities for intergenerational engagement across our communities, engaging young and old alike through a wide variety of outdoor and environmental education activities. Next year … Continued

Silver Saplings Wild and Well Newsletter

Overview Wild Things!’ Silver Saplings programme improves health and wellbeing within our communities by connecting people with the natural environment and each other. We create opportunities for intergenerational engagement across our communities, engaging young and old alike through a wide variety of outdoor and environmental education activities. Silver Sapling Care Home Programmes We have worked … Continued

Silver Saplings Update

Silver Saplings Overview Getting out into green spaces can play a vital role in our health and wellbeing, whether that’s gardens, beaches, forests or parks. Our project connects people of all ages with the natural environment and each other, inspiring our participants to be as active as possible whilst learning new skills and making new … Continued