Get to know your local wildlife
Nature is all around us, even in the middle of our cities! So why not spend some time getting know the nature around you? To get you started, we will be releasing weekly videos all about our Tree-mendous Trees!
Want to get to know the trees around you? Take a look at our series of videos to learn more!
Silver Birch Tree
Welcome to the first Tremendous Tree video, this video will help you to get to know Silver Birch. Covering how to identify it and wear to find as well as what life lessons can be learnt from the tree itself. Also with this video is the tree ID sheet that can be used to tick off when you have found your own Silver Birch tree.
Look after you
Lockdown is a big change from what we are used to experiencing with daily life. Alongside heading out for your daily walk or time to exercise, there are many things you can do from the comfort of your own home to engage with nature and rest your mind.
5 Ways to Wild Wellbeing
You may have heard of the 5 Ways to Wellbeing, but you haven't experienced them like this before! In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 and this year's theme of nature and environment Derbyshire Wildlife Trust teamed up with Derbyshire Mind to help you get wild about your wellbeing!
Derbyshire Mind showed us how to use the 5 Ways to Wellbeing of keeping active, giving, connecting, learning and taking notice to support our wellbeing and Derbyshire Wildlife Trust will be adding a new twist to make them wild!
Take a look back over the recording now.
Get yourself a cuppa, and settle in to watch the wildlife filmed on our Willington Wetlands Nature Reserve.
Download our Wild Wellbeing Activity Pack!
Click the link below to download our Wild Wellbeing activity pack. Full of brilliant activities to get active in nature and relax your mind and body.
BBC Soundscapes for Wellbeing
The BBC have launched their own Soundscapes mixer, giving you the opportunity to create the perfect relaxing track - just for you.
It is proven that time in nature can improve your mental health, so why not try creating your own mix from over 33,000 sounds from around the world, 17,000 of those from nature itself. Once you've finished you can download the file to play when you need a little time to unwind.