Statement on systemic and pervasive racism within the environmental field 25 June 2020 An international collective of Black environmental leaders from US, Africa and UK, including Beth Collier – Director of Wild in the City, have published a statement demanding an end to casual and systemic racism in the environmental field. People of African descent[…]
Our inaugural festival Celebrated people of colour in nature, challenging myths about our relationship with nature and giving space to voices less heard in the environmental field.
The Outdoor Office supports well-being at work; allowing people to book a desk with a view in our hosted woodland office.
This article first appeared in The Voice, read the full text here
This post discussing the harm in not having access to nature first appeared in the London National Park City blog, read the full article here.
Watch Beth speaking on the panel discussion ‘Making more room for nature’ at the premiere of short film ‘UK in 100 Seconds’, narrated by Benjamin Zephaniah, featuring Dan Raven Ellison and filmed by Jack Smith.
The Metro’s Natalie Morris, wrote a great profile piece about our work creating spaces for people of colour to enjoy nature. Read the full article here.
View a multi-media piece documenting our Nature Connector’s course, building bridges back into the oral tradition for learning about nature. Read the full piece here. “Nature Connectors are guiding people in exploring beautiful natural settings in and around London. Helping Londoners nurture a closer relationship with the natural world and with others: learning woodland living skills,[…]
Listen to Beth in discussion with Colourful Radio presenter Jacqueline Malcolm, talking nature, identity and well-being (October 2017).
Listen to Over The Bridge @otbpodcastuk podcast ‘Reconnecting with Nature’, with guest Beth Collier; discussing our relationship with nature as black & mixed race people, London becoming a National Park City and more. The conversation is chaired by OTB presenter and WitC trainee Nature Guide, Kwaku.
We met up with Lisa Faulkner in one of Croydon’s beautiful valleys, to talk about the benefits of hiking for our emotional health, as part of ITV Lorraine’s March for your Mind campaign.
Wild in the City’s Director, Beth Collier, was featured in the recent BBC series ‘Cities: Nature’s New Wild’. Narrated by Daniel Kaluuya, this three part series explores how wildlife has responded to the spread of human habitats throughout the world, with episodes on Residents, Commuters and Outcasts. The last 10 minutes of Episode 3, Outcasts,[…]