"The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?"
- Sir David Attenborough
Our vision is for all people to live in harmony with, and with respect to, all natural environments and the life forms which inhabit them.
We want a world where people are curious about nature and are able to enjoy it, where people are excited to obtain new knowledge, and where all have the opportunity to develop skills to better safeguard nature regardless of circumstance or background.
Our course is accessible to all members of the public over the age of 18 regardless of background.
Existing knowledge or experience is not necessary, only enthusiasm, interest in the natural world and the willingness to learn.
We provide a course programme that is financially accessible.
We manage our resources effectively and efficiently whilst delivering value to the public.
We are a charity that is socially, ethically and environmentally responsible.
We value creativity and diversity.
We provide a high-quality learning experience based on the most up-to-date scientific evidence and information.
We welcome feedback and continuously endeavour to improve the content of our programme and maintain a high educational standard.
Network and Partnership
We promote trust and bring people and communities together to create a strong network of nature guides and ambassadors for nature.
We endeavour to cultivate partnerships and connect with other charities, organisations, community groups, and individuals involved in, and promoting, wildlife and environmental protection, education, and public interest to create an integrated and multidisciplinary network in line with our mission and vision.
We are all passionate about nature and are committed to inspiring others to share our passion.
To educate the public about all aspects of nature, to raise nature awareness and environmental issues, to give them tools to better protect our natural heritage.