Birdwatching


Introduction to birdwatching. Join us for an early start in Sanquhar woods in Forres on International Dawn Chorus Day to listen to and identify woodland birds, followed by a trip to the hide at Loch Spynie near Lossiemouth to spot different ducks and other freshwater birds, and finishing on the shores of the Findhorn Bay (more…)

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

Wild Connections in Forres


Thanks to the support of the National Lottery Community Fund, Wild things! have been delivering a wide variety of activities in the Forres, Findhorn and Kinloss communities, connecting locals with the natural environment on our doorstep. Examples of our work include: Conservation, removal of non-native invasive species and litter picks Wild Woman weekends Holiday clubs (more…)

Silver Saplings


What is Silver Saplings? Our Silver Saplings project brings nature and people together for a greater sense of connection to Scotland’s great outdoors whilst simultaneously improving the health and wellbeing of some of the most vulnerable members of our society. The project delivers a wide range of activities including: – Taking older people on exciting (more…)

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

Introducing our new Fieldwork Manager!

Earlier this year we were very sad to say goodbye to our longstanding Fieldwork Manager of 8 years, Holly Wilmott.  Holly made a huge contribution to Wild things! over the years, helping thousands of people, young and old, to nurture a love for flora, fauna and the environment as a whole. We owe Holly a … Continued

Hello from the new CEO

It’s been nearly two months since I started with Wild things! and what a wild ride it’s been! Returning to Scotland from the smoky suburbs of London couldn’t have been a greater or more delightful contrast. I have already seen dolphins leaping in the Moray Firth, seen the seemingly never-ending sunsets of the fine Moray … Continued

Moray Outdoor and Walking Festival

The Moray Walking and Outdoor Festival will soon be here and with walks for all abilities it really does offer something for everyone.  From a gentle stroll  round Aberlour listening to the myths and legends of the river Spey to the more energetic Moray Way Five Day Challenge of 95 miles!  Wild things are offering … Continued