A water loving Parrot and a visit from Athena School have made for quite an eventful week. Seth was fantastic during his week-long work experience placement. His professional and hard working attitude coupled with his passion for the environment left a good impression on the entire Ranger Team who worked with him. We wish him all the best with what is sure to be a varied and successful future. It’s people like him that will lead the way to making our society more sustainable in the years to come.
We also had a wonderful day visit from the Athena School in Lincoln. The school’s pupils have a variety of educational needs which they didn’t let get in their way when they got under the spring leaves of bursting tree canopy. They had a quick tour of the site, taking in the sustainable buildings and the Hill Holt Wood Story before setting off to build shelters and learn how to make camp fires while getting to grips with a hatchet. After lunch sat under a blue sky at the Roman Villa Clearing we got on with a challenging team building game that tested their mental and physical skills to the limit. Overall we hope they enjoyed their visit as much as we did.