More from the Countryside Classroom

BNF is 50! Well-known for BNF Healthy Eating Week, the British Nutrition Foundation is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The Countryside Classroom partner was established in 1967 to educate the public in nutrition; develop the training and education for those involved in training or educating others; and advance the study of, and research into,…

Serengeti Watch

Click here to read about developments in the Serengeti. The latest feature from Serengeti Watch says: We are either witnessing the demise of Kenya’s Masai Mara Reserve, or a renaissance that will save it It begins: Massive Challenges Facing the Mara The iconic Masai Mara Reserve is the northern part of the Serengeti ecosystem. The…

Farm Educator conference

FACE is running a farm educator conference on July 3rd for outdoor educators and farmers that work with schools. This conference will provide an opportunity to meet and hear from others involved in educational activities on farms. Whether you are just starting out or have been hosting visits for years there will be plenty of tips and ideas…

Winston Churchill Travel Fellowships

Details of the Winston Churchill Travel Fellowships for 2018 are now available.  Thes fund UK citizens to investigate inspiring practice in other countries, and return with innovative ideas for the benefit of people across the UK. The categories for 2018 are wide-ranging and include one of particular interest to us: Crafts and Design Education Enterprise…

Planet Earth II

10 years ago, the Planet Earth series was said have redefined natural history filmmaking, giving us a new portrait of life on Earth.  Planet Earth II aims to go further, using significant advances in both filming technology and our understanding of the natural world. David Attenborough said earlier this year: “I am very excited to once…

The Countryside Classroom in June

The Countryside Classroom says that its twice-termly newsletter will keep you up to date with the most recent additions to the site, upcoming events and training opportunities and bring you stories from partners and contributors.  The latest headline stories are: Countryside Classroom will be delivering a panel session at this year’s Telegraph Festival of Education taking…

Environmental News network latest

These are the latest headlines from the Environmental News network: Is Climate Changing Cloud Heights? Too Soon to Say Researchers find monetary value of air quality in China New Tool May Assist US Regional Sea Level Planning Following Recent Surge, Wind Now Generates 5.5 Percent of U.S. Electricity NCAR to develop advanced wind and solar…

LEAF and FACE to merge

There is to be a merger between LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) and FACE (Farming and Countryside Education), and the combined charity is looking for a Director, Education & Public Engagement who will … “lead and execute an Education and Public Engagement strategy that enables schools to enrich their curriculum and increase public understanding of and demand…

IUCN Briefing

Here’s a recent IUCN briefing that includes: Bururi: the link between heaven and earth The Bururi Forest Nature Reserve in Burundi was previously considered to be the link between heaven and earth. The ancient Burundians attached great importance to forest conservation, especially mountain forests. Several mountain forests were protected and used as a place of worship, while…