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The Childhood Gateway Project


The Wild Network is working with the UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to explore the barriers to children spending time in nature, and what can be done to address them in practice.

The Childhood Gateway Project is particularly focused on the one in nine children who, according to the recent Monitor of Engagement in the Natural Environment (MENE) survey, do not visit green spaces at all.

The Wild Network and DEFRA are keen to hear your experiences to understand the barriers to children getting outdoors?

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