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.