Explore the Woods event at Toryglen

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20 MARCH 2014NEWS RELEASE No: 16211

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Forestry Commission Scotland is inviting community groups, children and parents to come and enjoy an Explore the Woods event at Malls Mire community woodland in Toryglen.

Taking place on Monday 24th March from 10am to 2pm, activities include an owl handling session, camp craft skills, woodland walk, clay monsters, games, yoga in the woods, campfire cooking, clay fun, henna painting, story telling and a treasure hunt. 

Romena Huq, engagement officer for Forestry Commission Scotland commented: “This will be a great event with lots to do, a chance to meet new people and explore the woods on your doorstep.  Remember to wear suitable clothing and footwear, and please bring a packed lunch.”

Events like these are run as part of the Commission’s Engagement Programme, bringing people together from different backgrounds to explore and enjoy local woods on their doorstep.

The event is free and takes place from 10am to 2pm on Monday 24th March.  Please contact nikcreativestation@gmail.com to book a place.

Notes to Editors

1.  Forestry Commission Scotland is part of the Scottish Government's Environment & Forestry Directorate www.forestry.gov.uk 

2.  For news, events and recreation information log on to: www.facebook.com/enjoyscotlandsforests or https://twitter.com/FCScotlandNews

 3. The FCS agobair mar bhuidheann-stiùiridhcoilltearachdRiaghaltasna h-Alba agus a’ riaghladhnan 660,000 heactaireanann an OighreachdnaCoilleNàiseanta, a’ dìonadh, a’ cumailsmachd air agus a’ leudachadhnancoillteangusbuannachdan a thoirtdhacoimhearsnachdan, an eaconamaidhagus, agobair an aghaidhatharrachadhgnàth-shìde. www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland

4.  Media enquiries to Steve Williams, Forestry Commission Scotland press office 0300 067 6508. 


e-mail: steve.williams@forestry.gsi.gov.uk