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Eco-Talent project partners needed

vInspired, the UK’s largest youth volunteering charity, is currently looking for new partners to help them deliver vInspired Eco-Talent, part of the Big Lottery Fund’s ‘Our Bright Future’ programme. Eco-Talent aims to provide full-time volunteering opportunities to young people within the environmental sector, and is modelled on a programme that vInspired have been running with local delivery partners since…

Communicate 2016: Swapping Spectacles

Here’s a link to show who’ll be talking at the Communicate 2016: Swapping Spectacles event in Bristol Zoo on 02 & 03 November. According to the organisers, these are the top 5 reasons for going to Communicate: Cross sector networking – the conference is programmed to offer ample opportunities for both structured and open networking in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere…

Community Ecology and Botany Courses

COMMUNITY ECOLOGY: 1st and 2nd October in Redruth Community development for conservation and ecological projects. Help your community to establish growing projects and natural spaces in urban and rural areas. EVERYDAY BOTANY: 15th and 16th October in Totnes Plant identification, Microscopy, Measure Ecosystems and biodiversity, Links to citizen science, Education for Sustainable Development, ethnobotany. For more details call…

30 Faces from the NUS

The NUS has launched 30 faces, a small project designed to help it identify what it was that influenced 30 young people to lead on sustainability. NUS says that their responses are insightful and motivational, and that 30 faces has helped it shape the new Green Impact for students’ unions [GISU] which was also recently…