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?

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. 

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

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

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 

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