Nature Awareness Skills with Dan Puplett


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Things we talk about in this episode

  • Gratitude for natures power to restore
  • Happiness and wellbeing
  • Dan’s early experience of noticing nature
  • Biophilia - we all have a natural love of life and the living world; the affinity of human beings for other life forms
  • The importance of adults mentoring children in nature
  • The importance for nature connection for mental health
  • The beauty and miracle of nature
  • Kamana naturalist training programThe benefits of nature connection, recreation and education.
  • Connection first and then the knowledge and desire for the details come naturally
  • The benefits of mentoring through working with passions and edges
  • 'The art of mentoring' and the eight shields.
  • The long term benefits of long term mentoring from childhood.
  • Nature connection as a gateway to healing and belonging

Links mentioned in this episode

Dan's website including 1:1 mentoring with Dan

Kamana Naturalist Training Programme

FSC Guide to British Bird Tracks and Signs by Dan Puplett



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Dan Puplett is a naturalist, conservationist and nature educator (and lifelong biophile). He is a certified tracker and teaches a range of naturalist skills including wildlife tracking, bird language, botany and nature connection. Dan mentors people of all ages, from Forest School kids to professional ecologists. He is also a Kamana Naturalist Training Programme instructor and an Associate Tutor for the Field Studies Council. He worked for rewilding charity Trees for Life for over a decade and continues his involvement with this project. Dan sometimes drools when he sees good tracks.

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