Thanks to support from players of People's Postcode Lottery, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust is again this year able to deliver a county-wide programme of Forest Schools inspired Woodland Workshops.
The Trust wil be delivering specially tailored programmes of workshops for schools and community groups and running family friendly sessions at weekends and in school holidays at its two flagship nature reserves.
Workshops will focus on teaching a range of craft and survival skills in safe, inspirational outdoor spaces.
The Woodland Workshops organised by Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust form part of a programme of activity supported by £2.4million in funding in 2017 that The Wildlife Trusts have been fortunate to receive from players of People's Postcode lottery to support the work across England, Scotland and Wales.
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Woodland Workshops Map
As part of our programme of Forest schools inspired activities supported by players of People's Postcode Lottery we will running sessions at Idle Valley Nature Reserve and Gamston Wood in North Nottinghamshire, Attenborough Nature Reserve and Skylarks Nature Reserve close to Nottingham.
In addtion to sessions for schools, we are planning a packed programme of sessions for children and families, mainly based at our Idle Valley and Attenborough sites where we have toilet and cafe facilities so families can enjoy a whole day exerience.
Latest Woodland Workshops News
Tuesday 7th March 2017
Building on the successful results of last year’s Woodland Workshops, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust is delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for pupils again this year to attend sessions thanks to funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
Thursday 26th January 2017
Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust is delighted to receive funding again for its woodland wildlife experiences for children and families during 2017.
Friday 8th July 2016
Bug Boy Baker joined Everton Primary School at the Idle Valley Nature Reserve for a woodland workshop thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
Monday 18th January 2016
Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, the county’s largest locally based conservation charity, has welcomed the support of players of People’s Postcode Lottery for an ambitious education programme which will help to connect children and families with the natural world…..
Woodland Workshops photos from Flickr