There are many opportunities for learning based in the natural environment. This can be formal, through courses and lessons, as well as informal by learning from others or just trying something new.
How we can help
- Learn about wildlife or learn a new skill: attend a talk or take a course from a wide range of options – check out the event pages for talks, workshops and courses.
- Educational activities: engage children and young people with nature from an early age. The Trust offers a range of educational services - click here to find out more.
- Activity packs and challenges: learn about the local wildlife with a range of activities and challenges, like the Chesil Challenge.
- Use our explorer packs: from our centres pick up a pack to help you explore the area with a range of activities, including the snorkel trail and the seashore explorer packs.
- Take a guided walk: learn about local wildlife on our guided walks. Have a look at our events page to see what guides walks are taking place.
- Explore the reserves through our self-guided nature trails: learn more about our reserves through the interpretation boards and explore the area. Details are available for each reserve including walking information, whether dogs are allowed, and what to look out for. Visit our reserves page here.
- Take part in our conservation work parties: our practical conservation activities, gives you something to focus on so you’re not thinking about other things in your life. Have a look at our volunteering page to see when our work parties take place.
- Create and maintain your own wildlife garden: learn about wildlife gardening with our top tips.
- Enjoy some therapeutic gardening: take part in the Greengage Project a therapeutic horticulture project.