Natural Energy

This picture, taken at WWCE’s Chelworth solar PV installation, shows a roe deer feeding under the panels, offering some evidence that what solar farmers say may well be true – that such places are good for wildlife. Of course, roe deer are abundant in the south of England and so perhaps it’s no surprise to see…

Nature Days at Aigas

Are you anywhere near Beauly?  If so, the Nature Days at Aigas might be just the thing. Click here to read more and to download programme guides and more information. Nursery programmes are based around sensory learning and allow children to interact with the outdoors whilst being safe and having fun.  Aigas focuses on teaching children…

LEEF Events

LEEF is a network for London’s most innovative and passionate urban environmental educators whose members are committed to improving the quality and quantity of environmental education delivered to Londoners.  You can follow its activities on Twitter @LondonLEEF. You can find out more about LEEF and what it does here, and these are two forthcoming events: Swap…

Grow Wild

Organisations and community groups across the UK are being invited to apply for funding of £1,000 to £4,000 from Grow Wild to create inspiring spaces.  If you apply before 1 December 2015 you could receive funding in March 2016. Grow Wild is looking for projects that use native wild flowers and plants innovatively to bring colour…

Learning for sustainability and the sustainable development goals

UN Sustainable Development Goals & Learning for Sustainability: implications & opportunities for Scotland’s schools This seminar, on the 5th of November at Moray House School of Education, Edinburgh, is for those in the third sector, and in local and national government with an interest in Learning for Sustainability in schools. The seminar will: explore the contribution of Education to…

Growing Wild

Project Dirt alerts us to Kew’s Grow Wild.  This awarding funding of £1,000, £2,500 or £4,000 to community groups that want to bring people together to engage with nature or transform a communal space by sowing and growing UK native plants. If your group has an inspiring idea to connect people to nature, then apply before 1…