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Wild women
Blog
02 October 2019
Wild Women Days provide opportunities for groups of women to spend time immersed in nature, learning and foraging for edible plants, building fires and cooking meals together.
Sherwood bushcraft
Blog
27 September 2019
In a quiet corner of Sherwood Pines, a group of people are learning how to build shelters, weave willow and whittle wood.
Couple walking in autumn forest
Blog
18 September 2019
Refresh your body, mind and spirit whilst discovering breath-taking forest landscapes and incredible displays of colour!
Juvenile eagle flying above trees
Blog
12 September 2019
Meet our white-tailed eagle project officer and find out what the birds have been getting up to since release
Woman using phone app in Autumn
Blog
10 September 2019
Share your #AutumnLeafWatch photos to win! Enter our photo competition to win an annual membership and £200 to spend on new photography kit at Jessops.
Couple walking along trail with sun shining through trees
Blog
29 August 2019
A guest blog from our Chair Sir Harry Studholme on the date of our 100th birthday
Close up of white-tailed Eagle over water
Blog
22 August 2019
The UK's largest bird of prey, the white-tailed eagle, has been returned to England's shores in this exciting conservation project.
Autumn red orange trees
Blog
08 August 2019
Uncover the science behind the changing season, and discover why leaves change colour in this magical season.

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Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trails

An alien space ship has crashed in to Mossingham Forest and Shaun is on a mission to help the inhabitant – a lovable alien called Lu-La. Lu-La needs your help to charge her communicator so she can call home for rescue. Hurry, she's being chased by the sinister Agent Red and her hapless helpers the Hazmats!