Project Wild Thing

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The Wild Network

The Wild Network is a collaboration of organisations committed to tackling the issues raised in the film. We exist to champion and support connection with nature and wildness in children and young people.

If you're an organisation working with wildness, the outdoors, outdoor play, outdoor education, or nature re­connection and want to get involved then please join us on the journey

Latest Wild Network News

Re-wilding Childhood: The Next Phase of our Mission

It’s now 18 months since Project Wild Thing was released and The Wild Network was born...

Back then we started our journey to grow a networked, inter-connected and cross-functional group of people and organisations passionate about re-connecting children with nature and being outdoors.

Together, we have come a long way. We have achieved a scale that relative to our size and funding

A is for Acorn, not for attachment - SIGN OUR PETITION

Sometimes something happens that brings to life perfectly the issues we're facing that are causing our children to lose their connection to nature.

You may have read about the removal of around 50 nature words from the Oxford Junior Dictionary. They were replaced by newer words, more 'up-to-date' words. Blackberry replaced blackberry. Acorns and Ivy are out, flip-charts and spreadsheets

MARK'S BLOG - Putting the Network into the Wild

Last week I blogged about how we might put the 'Wild' in the Wild Network, this week I'm focussed on the 'Network' bit.

One of the things that Project Wild Thing clearly shows is that there is no single issue causing our kids disconnection from nature. It is a whole heap of overlapping, complex interactions all contributing to the impact.