A tick-free half term

As October half term approaches, families will be looking to let off steam outdoors which means being ‘tick aware’. The country has seen unusually high tick numbers this year and Public Health England and local councils have issued renewed warnings urging people to be on the lookout for ticks while spending time outdoors. Ticks areContinue reading “A tick-free half term”

Back to ‘Forest School’..!

With families catching up on much-missed activities, the summer holidays have flown by and it’s now time to get back to school! Forest School plays an integral part of education – with many schools, clubs and education centres offering children the opportunity to participate in outdoor-based learning, as standard. As the new term gets underway,Continue reading “Back to ‘Forest School’..!”

WALX it off..!

We’re super excited to announce that Botanic Protect is sponsoring the Purbeck WALX Festival which is taking place on the 17th to 19th September 2021 in Dorset..! The festival is in its 5th year and celebrates everything great about walking and our stunning Jurassic coastline! The festival offers walkers a unique combination of workshops, presentations,Continue reading “WALX it off..!”

Happy Campers!

We are absolutely delighted to feature in ‘The beginner’s guide to camping’ in the July edition of Families Chiltern! Families Chiltern magazine is an essential read for parents, giving trusted advice, ideas and activities for the whole family.  The magazine has been published for over 16 years and offers parents great articles on parenting, education,Continue reading “Happy Campers!”

Into the wilderness!

We’ve been working closely with Korpi Forest School, in South East England, to help raise awareness about the importance of Forest School leaders and their groups being ‘tick aware’ while learning outdoors. This month we caught up with Jen Pearson-Young, who is Managing Director and Level 3 Forest School Leader at Korpi Forest School, toContinue reading “Into the wilderness!”