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Going Wild and Taking a Step Back to Nature

We were absolutely thrilled to have an article about our Wild Women Day featured in The Northern Scot. We have to say a massive thank you to Jenny Gillies for joining us, we were delighted to read about how much Jenny enjoyed her day, despite the weather conspiring against us! Below is an excerpt from Jenny’s article. Follow the … Continued

The Dreaded Giant Hogweed is Back!

It is that time of year again…..the dreaded Giant Hogweed is upon us! It is time to roll up our sleeves, get outdoors, and get busy digging. We will be meeting every Saturday at Waterford, near Moray Wastebusters, at 10am throughout the Spring and Summer. Local pickups are available and tea, coffee and spades will … Continued

Health and Wellbeing in the Outdoors

A wonderful session today, led by our resident Ethnobotanist, Jennie Martin. Our Health and Wellbeing group were out discovering Winter Tree Identification. The group discovered the remarkable range of characteristics which can be used to identify trees at this time of year. The group were all buoyed by the opportunity to spend the day enjoying … Continued

Winter Tree I.D.

Watch our resident ethnobotanist, Jennie Martin, explain the key features used to identify a Silver Birch tree. If you have ever wanted to learn some techniques for identifying trees without their leaves you can join Jennie on our Winter Tree Walk, on the 5th February. We will explore the woodlands around Findhorn and Moray, learning how … Continued

Wild Communities

We are super excited to announce that we have been successful in securing a grant from the Big Lottery Fund Scotland! The funding will support our Wild Communities Nature Awareness project, which aims to support the community in and around Forres by helping more people engage in outdoor activities, spend time in our many wonderful … Continued

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

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

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: 2nd JUNE 2015 Wild things! based in Moray recognised with Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for 2015 A voluntary group from Moray who works in the community to inspire people to appreciate, care for, and understand the natural world, and in doing so, improve their skills attainment and quality of life has been … Continued