Playday 2021

Playday 2021 – Nature Based Therapeutic Play 4th of August is ‘Playday’ – The Annual Celebration of Children’s Rights to Play Creative Reality by Kate Macairt Playday 2021, it feels really important this year for us to contemplate what PLAY is and its...

Going Full Circle – Earth Day

Going Full Circle – Earth Day 2021 By Lisa Gylsen, Director Thinking about Earth Day has made me reflect on certain times in my life when I just felt alive. I’m sure you know what I mean. One of those times for me was when myself and three others from the UK...
International Day Of Forests

International Day Of Forests

International Day of Forests On Spring Equinox weekend, we celebrate International Day of Forests! Traditionally this is a day to remember the balance of light and dark and the movement out of winter into Spring. After the year we have all experienced, there is hope...

National Tree Week 2020

For many years I have held the question, ‘What motivates people to care about the natural world and value nature.’ Yet, as we know so well, access to nature is not available to all, and that the bright screens of the 21st Century enclose us ever more to the indoors....

Forest Kindergarten: Nature Play

Let’s connect – a sense of place and belonging Everything has a story to tell, whether it’s a person, object or a place. But it’s the connection between people and their memories/stories that make places special, unique and gives us a sense of belonging. For some, we...