EXPLORE AND CONNECT
Wild places provide the air you breathe, the water you drink and the food you eat.
The evidence is now clear: spending time in nature is even integral to mental health and stress relief, physical wellness and development in childhood.
Yet still, only 4% of charitable giving focuses on environmental causes.
At The European Nature Trust (TENT), we create unique experiences that connect people to wild nature and raise funds for the protection and restoration of European wilderness.
Much of TENT’s work goes on behind the scenes; over a dinner in the Cantabrian Mountains, in a screening room in London or after a wee dram in the Highlands. We make nature accessible, and we make it fun.
Through creating engaging and impactful experiences, through entertaining, motivating and inspiring, TENT change how people and businesses value nature – and therefore ultimately better protect our world.
Most importantly, TENT has a 100% promise – 100% of every single donation is directed through the charity to leading conservation projects on the ground, where it matters.
We want to be the start of your journey. To create that first spark of excitement about nature, wildlife and our planet – where that goes, is up to you.
Our travel experiences explore some of Europe’s hidden wild secrets, and we work with you to create a personalised journey for your clients or friends.
Working with fantastic production partners, we help to create films that go beyond just showcasing nature, either through our events or online platforms.
From film screenings to smaller roundtable discussions, we create opportunities for people and businesses to network, engage and connect to their peers – and to nature.
NOTE FROM OUR FOUNDER
My fascination for the natural world was born from an early love of travel, exploration and a career sourcing furniture from around the globe. Yet in a world where a burgeoning human population seems to dominate almost every corner, even the most wild and hidden, it’s becoming ever more relevant to preserve the pockets of wilderness that still remain.
Whilst much focus is rightly given to the wildlife and landscape degradation of Africa, Asia and the Americas, the focus of The European Nature Trust – TENT – are the amazing wild places on our doorstep.
Romania, for example, is home to the largest tract of original and virgin forests in Europe, but since the fall of communism these have been increasingly threatened by greed and corruption. On the other side of the continent, the landscape of the Scottish Highlands has been under attack from man for thousands of years and just 1% of the original forest remains today.
So, the goals of TENT are simple: through our activities – travel, film and events – we support proven conservation projects on the ground in key wilderness areas over the long-term, and above all, connect people to nature.
We invite you to get in touch, to learn more, and to become involved.