South West Learning for Sustainability Coalition November Update

You will find the latest Update from the South West Learning for Sustainability Coalition here. This covers activities from Gloucestershire to Cornwall and across to Dorset. There are features on: natural mindfulness Bath’s climate change day Forest school training Walking in Gloucestershire School improvement through outdoor learning and sustainability in Devon Natural connections Complicit geographies –…

Fruit tree planting workshop

Brighton Permaculture Trust is organising a fruit tree planting workshop on Sunday 29th November. You will gain hands-on experience planting fruit trees using techniques and materials to ensure they receive the best possible start. It runs from 1000 to 1230; Further details here. And clicking here will show you more activities featured by Project Dirt.    …

Yew View

Yew View is a website devoted to the wildlife found in a Worcestershire garden. It is being used to document the wildlife projects undertaken on a 7 acre site in Worcestershire using wired cameras and Bushnell trail cams, and the idea is to watch, discover and learn more about the wildlife that makes ‘Yew View’ its home. It’s done…

LiNE and LOtC – are you up to date?

Are you a member of CLOtC?  If you are, you’ll know that the recent members’ newsletter contained: curriculum updates to help you make what you do more effective ideas on fundraising information about resources and events to help you provide effective learning experiences. Examples included: There is a wealth of research, including Ofsted guidance, which demonstrates that learning outside…

It’s windy in Denmark

Wind power generated a record 140% of Denmark’s electricity needs one day this autumn.   This enabled the country to export surplus energy to neighbours including Germany, Norway and Sweden. Data shows that Denmark generated 116% of its electricity needs from wind turbines,  and that by 3am one Friday morning the figure had increased to 140%.…