Adults - get wild outdoors

Want to learn more about the natural world, we have sessions for grown-ups too! Sign up for courses to learn countryside skills or take a leisure class which raises money to support the Trust's work?

Leisure courses

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. Head to our What's on page to find out more or call our centre on 01889 880100

Volunteering - adults


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 run our visitor centres. Check our our list of current volunteer vacancies

Local Groups

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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 organise 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. 

Forrest School

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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. 

Join a survey team

We are always looking for help with surveying. We have a range of surveys to get involved with from breeding birds through to butterfly and dragonflies. Spanning the length and breadth of the county, our Survey Teams are vital allowing us to better monitor our reserve management and work with people. Head here to find out how you can get involved 

Guided walk

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Silver Safari 

Join us for a light hearted amble and meet some friendly faces. Silver safaris are low-impact, all ability walks and a great way to explore and learn a bit more about the Wild About Tamworth reserves. As each of the walks will be taking place on a different site, there will be unique points of interest along the way and different flora/fauna to spot.  These sessions are part of our Wild about Tamworth project.  You can find upcomming dates in the Wild About Tamworth What's On leaflet here  or email us at or check out our events page 

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Wild wellbeing 

From short walks to natural art and being mindful. Join us at our Wild About Tamworth Reserves across Tamworth for some wild wellbeing. Designed for adults, these courses are a perfect opportunity to be at one with nature and have some well-deserved relaxation time. You can find upcomming dates in the Wild About Tamworth What's On leaflet here  or email us at or check out our events page


WildNet - Amy Lewis

Wildlife Walks 

Join the Trust's Senior Community Engagement Officer for monthly guided walks around Stafford Borough. The walks take place from April to October. Enjoy a gentle meander around a local nature reserve and get shown interesting natural features as you go! Find out more here

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