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What’s your footprint?

By | August 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Conservation International is giving you the chance to calculate and then offset your carbon footprint.  The details are here. It also gives you the chance to miss out the calculation part and just offset your [...]

Summer update from Natural England – part 2

By | August 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Here's more from Natural England's latest round up of recent evidence and reports, policy developments, large scale initiatives, resources and news items: The SAGE Handbook of Outdoor Play and Learning T Waller, E Ärlemalm-Hagsér, EBH Sandseter. [...]

Suggestions from Wildlife Watch – part 2

By | August 8th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Here are some more suggestions c/o Wildlife Watch for summer activities. Beauty in the Beasts - Chris Lawrence  Wildlife photographer, and Wildlife Trust volunteer, Chris Lawrence talks about the wonder of insects, and how he uses [...]

Summer update from Natural England – part 1

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Natural England has released its latest round up of recent evidence and reports, policy developments, large scale initiatives, resources and news items. This is to support the Strategic Research Groups for Learning in Natural Environments [...]

Suggestions from Wildlife Watch – part 1

By | July 31st, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Here are some suggestions c/o Wildlife Watch for summer activities: Top 5 Things to Try in Your Garden This Summer  Matthew Appleby, author of 'The Children's Garden'offers helpful, easy ways you can get your children outdoors [...]

The impacts and benefits of a residential experience

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Today's blog comes from Kim Somerville, coordinator of the ‘Brilliant Residentials’ campaign for Learning Away.  In the post, Kim explains what pupils, teachers and schools can gain from high-quality residential stays. Learning Away began working closely with [...]

Get Growing at School

By | July 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

The Guardian has been running a feature on food growing in schools that began way back in February 2016.  The details are here. Postings include: Children must know how the food they eat affects the [...]

Energy Choices – two teacher guides

By | July 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

In the United States, the North American Association for Environmental Education [NAAEE] has launched a middle school level teacher's guide to provide an introduction to the guide Energy Choices: What Should We Do About America's Energy Future? which [...]

Wildlife Watch

By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Wildlife Watch is the junior branch of The Wildlife Trusts. It's on a mission to put wildness into families, teenagers & children. Wildlife Watch runs two blogs. One is Benny the Blenny's blog which is quite hard to [...]