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Monday, September 25, 2017

This VW we had a distintly Scottish flavour with returning Scottish Volunteer Rachel Hay. Also joining us were Griffith Interns Racquel Abrantes, Benjamin Harvey, and Jessie Moore.  After the two weekends Ben, who is studying to become a registered phycologist  wrote us a thoughtful thank you letter where he comments 

“ ...that lightbulb moment (at Wild Mountains) helped me to see the massive interconnectedness of nature the I was pretty oblivious to prior. 

As my long term career goals are in becoming a registered psychologist, the experience there helped me to envision ways to help people overcome states like depression and anxiety by taking time out to reconnect with nature as was evident in our “Magic Spot” activity. I really appreciate that you include this activity of importance in the internship and it really says a lot about your understanding of...

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Monday, September 25, 2017

Thanks to Liz and her daughter Claudia who together organised a great night out and raised some funds for Wild Mountains. We started with Dinner at Bird's Nest Yakitori & Bar in West end then we walked down to  the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) to enjoy the cinematic and musical odyssey that was 'Mountain'. It was specatcular! Presented in partnership with Sydney Film Fesitval and Vivid LIVE, 'Mountain' "reflects on the beauty, diversity and fragility of these...

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Monday, September 25, 2017

In early September we had the pleasure of welcoming over 20 earthkeeper trainees to Wild Mountains from the  Ananda Marga River School. It was a great camp as we also welcomed a new caterer Tanena on board at Wild Moutnains! The Guaridans were outstanding and gained as much from the course as many of our young earthkeepers. One of the guardians was the lovely Jessica Miller who is on the NSW executive committee for the Australian Association for Envionrmental education and writes- 

 

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