St Nicks

Centre for nature and green living

Tag: covid

Covid Update: January 2021

It will come as no surprise to hear that the Environment Centre remains closed during the latest lockdown. You are of course welcome to visit the nature reserve (observing  Covid restrictions, naturally). Nature really does work magic during these tricky times, and we can’t put it better than this wonderful article in the Guardian, celebrating our very own “unexpected wonderland”. It goes on […]

Posted 5 January 2021 | Tags: covid, ecotherapy, nature, nature reserve, newsletters, recycling

Covid update: changes due to UK-wide lockdown

As we move into a second phase of Covid lockdown we are ever aware of the need for people to enjoy fresh air, a place to go to exercise and a reminder of the simple joys of being in nature. Although the Environment Centre remains closed for the near future,  please do come along and […]

Posted 3 November 2020 | Tags: covid, ecotherapy, Environment Centre, nature reserve

Covid update: what we’ve been up to

Due to Covid-19 we’ve had to make some staff changes and keep the Environment Centre closed to the public. However, we’ve also been busy carrying on with making York better for both people and wildlife: please see for yourself in this quarterly digest including links and pictures.  We hope the reading will inspire you to […]

Posted 23 September 2020 | Tags: covid

Covid update: staff changes & goodbyes

Covid-19 has forced many charities to make changes to the way they work as they face significant challenges due to the impact of the pandemic, and St Nicks is no exception. A survey of the sector in York shows that 63% of organisations expect to be financially unsustainable within 12 months or less if the current […]

Posted 21 September 2020 | Tags: covid, staff