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April 2021

CEO’s Blog – Earth Day 2021

2021-04-22T12:01:28+00:00April 22nd, 2021|climate change, Education, Foundation News, Friends of WFUK, Global, Leave No Trace, Nature Connection, Wilderness Blog|

Happy Earth Day to our Friends, Funders and Supporters, The guillemots fly over my head in two directions, reminiscent of a busy avian airport. Some fly so low over my head, as they come across the waves, that their wing-beats drum in my ears and I imagine the wind from their wings tickling my [...]

March 2021

CEO’s Blog – March 2021

2021-03-31T16:44:20+00:00March 31st, 2021|covid-19, Education, Foundation News, Friends of WFUK, Nature Connection, newsletter, Social Programmes, Wilderness Blog|

Dear Friends, Funders and Supporters, As I write, the office is alive with staff and outdoor therapists all streaming back in from their various programmes in the woods and fields surrounding our office.  Those stuck indoors welcome the smell of woodsmoke that follows them around, as if hinting of the outdoors and the experiences [...]

January 2021

Green Mentor Blog

2021-02-19T11:18:55+00:00January 15th, 2021|climate change, Education, Wilderness Blog|

Dear Friends, Funders and Supporters, Thank you for taking the time to read this first blog post, which is all very exciting. I have some fantastic news to share with you all. We have recently received funding from the Ernest Cook Trust to fund the position of a 'Green Mentor' (that's me). The role [...]

December 2020

November 2020

Greater Access to Nature

2020-11-19T13:31:12+00:00November 19th, 2020|Nature Connection, Wilderness Blog, Wilderness Therapy|

We have signed @ukyouth4nature letter along with 50+other organisations, calling for investment for greater access to nature for everyone. Our CEO, Jo Roberts, explains why: “Understanding the devastation of green and natural space on biodiversity is hard enough, but its loss  will impact the wellbeing of our youth and communities as well. We call on [...]

Why 1-1 Wilderness Therapy is Important

2020-11-13T13:06:02+00:00November 13th, 2020|covid-19, Nature Connection, newsletter, Social Programmes, Wilderness Blog, Wilderness Therapy|

At the Wilderness Foundation UK, our therapy programmes encourage clients to explore issues around the challenges they face with their mental health while actively participating in a natural setting. For example, the associate wilderness therapist will sit with a client around a fire and enquire about the client's experiences, whether it involves issues with [...]

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June 2019

Imbewu Scotland: Four Students raise an incredible £3000

2019-06-21T17:12:16+00:00June 21st, 2019|Foundation News, Wilderness Blog|

Recently a team of four students from Pitlochry High School entered the Youth Philanthropy Initiative in a bid to win funding for our Scottish based Imbewu programme. Rebecca, Mati, Oliver and Dan worked together for over 6 weeks putting together a presentation about why they thought Imbewu was an important programme, the impact it [...]

May 2019

The Anglia Singers Concert, Friday 28 June 2019, 8pm

2019-05-14T06:47:35+00:00May 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Anglia Singers Anglia Singers are a mixed choir numbering about 30 members which performs a wide repertoire from sacred to secular music, from anthems and other major sacred works such as Handel's The Messiah and John Rutter's Requiem, to folksong arrangements and selections from shows. The Singers are conducted by their founder, Professor [...]

March 2019

Ann Player

2019-03-15T15:04:38+00:00March 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

News of the passing of Anne Player. Wife of our founder Ian Player Friends… Ann Player passed away a few days ago. Many of you knew Ann from meeting her at one of the 4 or 5 World Wilderness Congresses she attended with Ian, or from visits to the farm, Phuzamoya  (“To Drink the [...]

January 2019

Wild Voices: Jo Roberts, A champion for the wilderness

2019-01-08T10:23:54+00:00January 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Recently Jo Roberts from The Wilderness Foundation chatted with Matt Williams from The Wild Voices Project, The interview covers her life and how she started on her path into outdoors, how the Wilderness Foundation began, what projects it operates today, and why it's more important than ever to get out there and back into [...]

November 2018

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