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Maura Brennan

Forest School for Kids

Maura Brennan - Forest School

Maura Brennan is an Educator, Weaver, Rites of Passage Facilitator ,  Sacred Plant Medicine Practitioner and  Apprentice Herbalist.She

 is a Forest School Leader and Forest Therapy Guide . She  is passionate about sharing traditional skills and  using plants for food , medicine and crafts. Maura  learned to weave from a family of  traditional weavers and herbalists  in Peru in 2005/06  This

 experience reawakened her learning in traditional crafts and uses of  plants .She loves to work in collaboration with communities, organisations, schools ,  artists and individuals. After a visit to an ancient Oak woodland in Scotland in 2017 , Maura founded

 the Acorn Project and has been working  with communities and schools along the River Nore  towards a shared vision of forest restoration.

 The Acorn Project is a community seedsaving project that

 creates nature based programmes for learning and wellbeing that connect children and adults  to nature and inspire action in ecological restoration.  

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