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Nature for Health - Scottish waterfall in woodland

A mindful minute!

Take a minute to enjoy the tranquility by the Findhorn River with our mindful minute from this week’s Nature Walk for Wellbeing:

N4H - minibeast

Online Minibeast hunt intro’ session

We will be hosting a virtual minibeast hunt and introduction to these fascinating and numerous beasts. From works, to snail, beetles to ants, we will look at a whole range of minibeasts, what they are, where they live and what they do. We will use both real time/life examples and imagery as well as a few posted pictures to illustrate in this interactive online event. This event will be free, as it is being sponsored by Moray OWLS, but please …

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Nature Walks for Wellbeing return!

Our Nature Walks are back! We will be delivering these online for the duration of this lockdown via the very simple and easy to use app Zoom.   One of our regular leaders will lead about a 45 minute session walking in nature near their homes and streaming it to participants. There will be movement, activities and engagement with the group with everyone having the opportunity to speak and be heard, or not. All the while exploring the beautiful outdoors …

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Covid 19 news

It is with great sadness that we announce our decision of last week to cancel all future Nature Tours and events until the Covid19 emergency passes. Our apologies, we look forward to starting everything up again as soon as it is safe to do so. All the N4H team wish you well in this challenging time and look forward to seeing you all again as soon as possible. We have a few online/remote events and ideas in the planning, so …

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N4H - Branching Out in Elgin

Branching Out going great!

Our two Branching Out programmes are going great with 12 to 15 folk on each. A huge thank you to everyone who has helped make this happen!

N4H - Branching Out

Branching Out is a go!

We are overjoyed to announce that we will be offering two Branching Out courses starting late January in 2020. More details on our Branching Out page, coming shortly.  

Nature 4 Health Stephen and provost

Stephen serves tea to the Provost of Inverness!

Great meeting at the “Green Health Partnership” launch at the Inverness Botanic Gardens on Tuesday. Our gorse tea and bannocks in the coals went down a treat. Also a lovely walk with some of the other attendees afterwards. Stephen’s gorse tea proved most popular with the Provost!

Nature 4 Health - wildflowers

Nature – a free gym with rich rewards!

Many of us, often sporadically, get into getting fit. We buy gym subscriptions, go for a run, walk more or maybe start a new sport. The buzz that we can get through exercise and feeling physically fitter can be great – body and mind inextricably linked. Breaking up bad habits of inaction, or any number of vices, can be difficult in the extreme but we all know that it makes sense and it helps us to live our life now with more energy …

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Nature for Health - highland peaks and lochs

New website!

We are very excited to be launching this, our new website! Beautifully crafted by the ecologically minded Jem of Jaijiel Creative. This marks a new phase in our plans to expand our work and offer more and more in Moray and the Highlands using nature to support health, both physical and mental.