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Wed 3rd July 2019
Help us to raise £2,000 for vital equipment for our outdoor education
This summer we are launching a campaign to raise the funds to be able to continue delivering our vital outdoor education work, events, and activities at our flagship site Three Hagges Woodmeadow, just off the A19 between Selby and York.

We are aiming to raise £2,000 by Saturday 31 August.

We are looking to raise this money to buy equipment including an outdoor sink, an outdoor whiteboard, sweep nets, pond nets and trays, specimen tubes, bat detectors, camping equipment, and microscopes.

The much-needed equipment will allow us to continue our community outreach work, allowing those of all ages to engage with wildlife and learn about the natural world around them.

This equipment will hugely benefit the wide range of events we run and will help to meet the growing demands of the Trust’s highly successful outdoor education programme.  Please check the events listing on our website.

Rosalind Forbes Adam, chair of the Woodmeadow Trust, said: ‘We have had great comments from pupils who have come to our Woodmeadow this year.  One 11 year old said he was “Speechless! It was the best day ever.” 

‘Our Education Officer Amber Botham is bringing in so many children and offering them a wealth of opportunities, including pond dipping, insect hunts, wildflower identification, firemaking – and even survival tactics on a desert island!  It is joyful to see a young person’s sense of wonder opening up.  If the young can discover an appreciation of nature early on they will get much more from it in their future lives. 

‘The equipment we are asking for will enable us to create the best programme possible.’

The JustGiving page for the fundraiser can be viewed at tinyurl.com/woodmeadowfundraiser