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Want to learn more about the natural world, sign up for courses to learn countryside skills or take a leisure class which raises money to support the Trust's work?

Countryside skills 

Learn countryside skills in the beautiful Churnet Valley in the Staffordshire Moorlands. We have plant identification courses on offer and a range of dry stone walling training opportunities. We will be offering hedge laying courses in Autumn/Winter 2015.

More info: Visit What's On for details of upcoming courses (search under 'courses') or call the training officer on 01538 381356 or 07960874813.

Local groups

Joining one of the Trust's 11 Local Groups is a great way to learn more about wildlife, meet like-minded people and help the work of Staffordshire Wildlife Trust.

Our Local Group network offer regular walks and talks and oganise fundraising activities for the Trust. If you want to get even more involved, there are usually vacancies for committee members on each group. Find out more. 



Volunteers are vitally important to the work of the Trust, and save us thousands and thousands of pounds every year.

The Trust has a variety of volunteering roles on offer - from practical hands-on conservation work on our nature reserves to helping to deliver members' magazines. Check our our list of current volunteer vacancies


Leisure courses

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust offers a range of weekend and evening courses at its Wolseley Centre HQ, in Wolseley Bridge, near Rugeley. As well as learning a new skill in the tranquil grounds of the centre, you'll be helping wildlife at the same time as half the proceeds from each course go towards supporting the Trust's work.

Examples of courses on offer include photography, watercolour painting and wood carving - find out more.

Forest School Leader Course

Would you like to lead Forest School in your own setting?This professionally accredited and hands on course enables educators to deliver Forest School to groups of all ages. Training includes sessions on pedagogy and holistic development, fire and tool use, woodland management, session planning and how to deliver your own Forest School programme and lots more. Learn more about Forest School. 

To find out more about our next Level 3 Forest School course, click here.