Fundraiser: Jai Hayden is King of the Road, by Bike!

From 9-13th July, Jai Hayden, aged 11, will be cycling from home in Charmouth, to school in Lyme Regis and back, every day, to raise funds and awareness for our charity, The Word Forest Organisation. We’re coming towards the end of Jai’s physical challenge and are proud to report that he hasn’t let the steep […]

The Wood Wide Web – no, seriously!

Every now and again, we spot articles and videos on the Internet that do a great job of helping people understand how completely amazing trees are. Today, was one of those days! When you have a moment, hop onto this link to view a fabulous short video on the BBC News website. You’re going to […]

Travel & Nature in Kenya

We’re delighted to share a guest post with some good advice if you’re planning on visiting Kenya, penned by the folks at AllTheRooms.com; there’s a great tip about offsetting your carbon with our reforestation charity too! Few places have a landscape as stunning as Kenya’s, and in recent years the country has developed ways of […]

Want to Support Us? Organise a Sponsored Event!

Trustee Rikey Austin, Supporter Wendy Robertshaw and Word Forest Organisation CEO Tracey West

The amazing Wendy Robertshaw saw our CEO speaking at a recent event and was so moved by the story of what we’re doing in Kenya, she decided to run a marathon – click here to find out how well she did! Earlier this week, Wendy met up with our Ethics Trustee, Rikey Austin (left), our […]

Congrats & Thanks to Marathon Runner, Wendy Robertshaw!

Thanks to fundraiser Wendy Robertshaw, helping The Word Forest Organisation by running a marathon, poster.

We’re always overjoyed to hear that one of our sporty supporters is doing a sponsored event to help boost our coffers! Wendy Robertshaw is the first person to run a marathon for our charity and we’re hoping to encourage others amongst you to run one too, or perhaps you might like to take part in […]

Our Trip to Kenya 2018; the frontline of climate change: Part 1

Tracey West's notebook for the Word Forest Organisation's M&E visit to Kenya

You wouldn’t believe the difficulty I’ve had compiling extracts from my red-dust covered journals, following our monitoring and evaluation trip to Kenya in February. Despite the fact that I’ve received nothing but consistently supportive encouragement from my colleagues to scratch out a few creative words, I’ve also been paralysed with a bizarre form of writer’s […]

8 Tree & Wildlife Photos That’ll Give You the #Feels!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEiElXBFruc It’s time to pause for a bit of tree art, people! These beautiful creatures are utterly dependant upon the forest. Serious canopy cover in Kenya – and across the globe – is vital, if biodiversity is to continue to flourish. Click the ‘Go’ button, kick back for a minute, take a slooooow deep breath […]

Saskia Griffiths-Moore Holds Fundraiser for us During Lyme Regis Fossil Festival

Poster for Saskia Griffiths-Moore fundraising concert for Word Forest

LIMITED tickets remain for an intimate evening of music, cabaret and comedy, during Lyme Regis Fossil Festival. The concert will be held in aid of local environmental charity, The Word Forest Organisation, at the new ambient and eco-friendly community space, The Driftwood, at Lyme Regis Baptist Church on Friday, May 4. It will tie in with the […]

Centre For Earth Works Interviews our CEO, Tracey West

Twitter Chat Poster for Tracey West of The Word Forest Organisation with Youth4Land

Last week, our CEO Tracey West was interviewed by the Nairobi based youth-led environmental organisation, the Centre For Earth Works, via Twitter Chat. The CEFW is a youth led NGO, passionate about securing the earth and empowering communities on sustainable strategies to solve environmental challenges. Tracey embraced the opportunity, but admitted to finding the medium a bit […]

Meet the Winners of the Magic Oxygen Literary Prize 2018

The Magic Oxygen Literary Prize Anthology

In case you weren’t aware, our amazing little reforestation charity was actually born from from the heart of an international writing competition. The Magic Oxygen Literary Prize, or MOLP as it’s fondly known, started back in 2014 and at that time, it was the only short story and poetry contest to plant a tree for […]