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

Management of Conservation Areas

2018-11-21T13:36:02+00:00November 21st, 2018|NEWS|

Ladies and gentlemen, dear colleagues, we are glad to inform you about the latest news from Klagenfurt! International Master of Science Programme: Management of Conservation Areas Online you will find our current flyer for the Master of Science programme "Management of Conservation Areas". It contains all information regarding the curriculum, course organization and registration. [...]

October 2018

Ellie’s Hike to Happiness award nomination

2018-10-05T08:50:02+00:00October 5th, 2018|NEWS, Uncategorized|

We’ve got some fabulous news... My Life: Hike to Happiness, has been nominated for a Royal Television Society North West, Best Children’s Programme Award & Ellie has been nominated for Best Breakthrough Talent. Watch Ellie here: The work of the Wilderness Foundation was be featured on the CBBC programme My Life which aired in January [...]

April 2018

Wilderness Foundation exhibits at the PFCC Annual Conference

2018-04-02T09:33:05+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Community organisations working to make Essex safer shared their projects at the annual Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner’s conference. The event, with a theme of Partnerships in Action, gave a platform to charities and other organisations focusing on tackling issues ranging from community safety to fire awareness and youth problems. They were able to discuss [...]

March 2018

Animas Coaching supports the TurnAround Programme

2018-04-05T14:31:28+00:00March 30th, 2018|TurnAround Essex, Uncategorized|

The Wilderness Foundation again warmly thanks the incredible coaches who volunteer their time and professional expertise in supporting TurnAround participants with transformational coaching outdoors on our beautiful Chatham Green site. Kickstarted by Kevin Mascarenhas, a keen supporter of the Foundation, a team has now completed a second year of support and development of young people [...]

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