Wild Things, ecological education collective. A workers co-op providing environmental activities and education, including earth education, wide-games, and team building games. We are also happy to try and develop outdoor education activities to suit the needs of your group. Tel: 0845 4584727. .
Address; Lawn Cottage, Wyver Lane, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 2EF.
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Black Environment Network, a group promoting ethnic participation in the environment. BEN - UK Office, 9 Llainwen Uchaf, Llanberis, Wales LL55 4LL. Tel: 01286 870 715.

Institute for Earth Education, Contact Ian Duckworth @ Shorthills Environmental Centre, Nightinggales Lane, Chalfont St Giles, HP8 4SG.
For training information contact; Jon Cree, Training Co-ordinator, The Old Granary, 3 Kyrewood Court, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire. WR15 8SG. Tel: 01584 810520, email:, Work fax: 01299 250131.
The Institute for Earth Education is a volunteer run ecological education organisation which has been going for 25 years, and now operates in 7 different countries. The set up of the Institute can seem a bit odd at times, but the practical reality of the institute, as run by its members, and the quality of the materials they provide are great!

Sacred Earth Drama Trust, contact Gordon MacLellan, 3 Vernon St, Old Trafford, Manchester. M16 9JP. Tel: 0161 2268127. Gordon provides all sorts of earth based drama and arts activities, and runs training courses around the country. This is also the home of Creeping Toad Publications

The Millennium Debate, Contact Nelson House, 46 Nelson St, Oxford, OX2 6BE. Tel: 01865 552463, email:,
Does Blue Planet Days and website.

Darren York - British Trust for Conservation Volunteers, County Manager for Notts. Organises Woodland open days with play activities, and conservation activities. Tel: 0115 9313316, email;

Lynn Victor, Education Officer at Notts. Wildlife Trust, contact her for ideas or Wildlife Trust activities. Notts Wildlife Trust, The Old Ragged School, Brook St, Nottingham, NG1 1EA.Tel: 0115 9588242

Bestwood Country Park, very helpful rangers, they have a programme of activities including some for children. Enviro-camp is held here each summer, and there are also barbecue and orienteering facilities that can be used by appointment.
Tel: 0115 9273674.

Eco-works, an organic gardening project on Hunger Hill in St. Anns Nottingham, orientated around gardening, sculptures and art. They have regular community festivals. Contact Irene Mc Grath or Paul Paine on: 0115 9112522, or Ecoworks, Room A10, International Community Centre, 61B Mansfield Rd, Nottingham. NG1 3FN.