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White-tailed eagle juvenile flying in a clear blue sky
Blog
16 December 2019
Find out what our young eagles have been up over the past few months in this guest blog from Steve Egerton-Read, our White-Tailed Eagle Project Officer on the Isle of Wight.
Christmas stockings on the fireplace
Blog
11 December 2019
What do you get for the person who values experiences over the material things?
Tiffany Francis-Baker stood next to stream in the forest
Blog
08 November 2019
Find out about our writer in the forest residency from Tiffany Francis-Baker
Zakiya Mckenzie crouched on forest floor
Blog
08 November 2019
Find out about our writer in the forest residency from Zakiya Mckenzie
Woman running towards sunset in the forest, autumnal forest
Blog
09 October 2019
"I’d often find ways to escape the city and head into the forest near where I grew up. It was a place where I could switch off from everything and just slow down. I loved it, and felt safe there." ~ Hope Virgo, Mental Health Campaigner
Community Westonbirt
Blog
02 October 2019
Westonbirt Arboretum’s community progamme helps people with mental health conditions, addictions, behavioural difficulties, autism and dementia through the power of trees.
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.

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