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INTRODUCTION TO WILD WORK

Welcome to Wild Work in West Cork!

During our Introduction to Wild Work programme, you will explore biodiversity in the Irish landscape. Our trainers will bring you into nature to experience West Cork wild spaces first-hand. Here you can learn through seeing, touching and interacting with the natural world. With our approach, your outdoor learning will be supported by online interactive learning and tailored virtual reality experiences, to ensure a fun and fulfilling programme.

WHO CAN JOIN?

Everyone!!

And that means you!!

Everyone will love Wild Work.  You need no prior experience in ecology, conservation, or biodiversity. All you need is a yearning to learn in nature and from nature. 

There are a number of elements of Wild Work that are aimed at children and families, however this course is for adults. 

WHAT IS YOUR TIME COMMITMENT?

The course has 6 sessions that will run on the same day at the same time over 12 weeks. You can participate in your preferred location.

If you have trouble viewing the schedule on your device you can download a copy HERE

*** Please Note

On 3rd of June the course will take place from 9.30am - 11.30am. This is a once off change for that specific date and location.

Tracton Castlefreke Leap Baltimore Kilbrittan
FULLY BOOKED

Thursdays

FULLY BOOKED
Thursdays

FULLY BOOKED
Fridays

FULLY BOOKED
Saturdays

FULLY BOOKED
Saturdays

2pm-4pm

7pm-9pm

10am-12pm

10am-12pm

2pm-4pm

5th May

5th May

6th May

7th May

7th May

19th May

19th May

20th May

21st May

21st May

2nd June

2nd June

3rd June ***

4th June

4th June

16th June

16th June

17th June

18th June

18th June

30th June

30th June

1st July

2nd July

2nd July

14th July

14th July

15th July

16th July

16th July

COURSE DETAILS

Module Content

History of Biodiversity in the Irish Landscape

Explore how the Irish Landscape has developed since the last Ice Age, human influences and the loss of wild spaces. 

Wild Work Philosophy and Ethos

Learn how Wild Work started and how we approach nature from a positive point of view to help people, help nature, help people. 

Biodiversity for Well-being

Discover the benefits of green spaces for mental health and how to deal with the anxiety associated with the state of biodiversity and the global climate change. 

Habitats

We will learn about our native woodlands, rivers & streams, and grasslands. What makes a healthy, biodiverse habitat? Small actions can make a big difference. 

Citizen Science Monitoring

We will investigate how citizen science furthers our understanding of Ireland’s biodiversity, helps conservation efforts, and supports our well-being.

Reflection and Moving Forward with the Wild Work Framework

A reflective look on how we can use the Wild Work Framework to support biodiversity action as individuals or groups in the future.

Locations

Below are the locations of our Introduction to Wild Work in West Cork. If you click on each location it will give you the details of the meeting point of each course.


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