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Woodland Days

  Circle of Life says … The summer holidays will soon be upon us, keep your children entertained with our inspiring Woodland Days. Our experts will weave together games, crafts and activities including fire making, cooking, perfect for your children to get back to nature and embrace the outdoors!  Leave your laptops and phones at…

When two Presidents meet …

What do they talk about?  Well, climate change, conservation, wildlife on TV, …  Did you miss it?  For many it was the TV event of June; others we know were disappointed.  The Guardian has a short clip here, and the full 30 minute programme is available on BBC iPlayer.  See what you think. NB, Barack…

Keep Britain Buzzing

  The Soil Association reports that scientists at the University of Reading have found that 80% of crop pollination is done by just 2% of common bee species.  Professor Simon Potts, director of Reading’s Centre for Agri-Environmental Research, warns that all species of pollinators need protection, as we may need to call on others in…

Do you need some trees?

Apply now to the Woodland Trust for a free tree pack to be delivered in November 2015. They come in three different sizes – small (30 saplings), medium (105 saplings) and large (420 saplings).  Schools and community groups are eligible to apply for free trees for delivery every March and November until your project is complete.…

Learning outside the classroom awards – nominations are open

Nominations are now open for the 8th annual learning outside the classroom awards presented by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (CLOtC).  The Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Learning Outside the Classroom recognise individuals and teams of people who are committed to ensuring that young people benefit from engaging and motivating learning opportunities outside…