Finding and losing nature in Belgium

Since the lockdown, I am able to spend more time outdoors and I am overjoyed seeing people walking in the neighbourhood.  The dog walkers have been joined by families, young and older couples, even youngsters, in the neighbourhood green spaces.
But this dreamy scenario was not always as dreamy..

How IFTDays 2018 came to be

We have been asked time and time again, what brought on IFTDays.  Here is our story, written a while back already but got buried under all the other work. The idea for this event started brewing in the hearts and minds of two Finnish forest therapy practitioners. Heidi Korhonen, a project manager from the southwesternContinue reading “How IFTDays 2018 came to be”

Forest school in Belgium

Quite unexpectedly, I heard about a forest school in Belgium. Someone who had the same trajectory as the kids in their reflecting vests heading toward a big park in Gent mentioned it to me. Apparently there had even been a piece in the newspaper about them. Why did I not know about this? My guessContinue reading “Forest school in Belgium”