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Growing Confidence

Growing in confidence: making a positive impact on young people and the environment

Hi, I’m Dan and I have been volunteering as part of the Growing Confidence Project at Shropshire Wildlife Trust since February 2017. Growing Confidence is one of 31 projects that make up the Our Bright Future programme funded by the National Lottery Community Fund. As part of these volunteering activities, I and other young people [...]

By |2020-03-13T11:23:19+00:00March 13th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

‘John Muir is my homeboy’

Bryony Carter, Natural Childhood Manager at Shropshire Wildlife Trust explains how they are using the John Muir Award to inspire young people to explore, discover, conserve and share their local wild space; and gain a nationally recognised award in the process!             “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks” [...]

By |2019-11-26T12:16:36+00:00November 26th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Sniffing out pine marten poop in Shropshire

Hannah Farley, Project Officer for Growing Confidence at Shropshire Wildlife Trust, has been working with a variety of different groups of young people to offer them the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the natural world and the environmental sector. I have been working closely with one secondary school to provide an alternative curriculum [...]

By |2019-01-07T12:27:51+00:00November 18th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Social enterprise and Growing Confidence – making up the jigsaw?

Ruth Hudson, Project Officer for Growing Confidence, shares what she and the team are learning about social enterprise  The team from Our Bright Future project Growing Confidence wanted to explore how social enterprise could benefit the young people we are working with. However, first of all they needed to understand more about what social enterprise [...]

By |2019-01-07T12:30:23+00:00September 14th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments
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