What do you think of Canada geese?

Canada geese tend to get a bad press.  As Simon Barnes says in a column for a recent Spectator, “… they’re noisy, filthy and polluting and far too efficient at breeding.”  Barnes adds that he rather admires them for this.  After all, they are rather like us. For more on geese generally, and our relationship with…

More learning away

Learning Away, which promotes residentials, has secured a further two-years funding (£215,000) from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. This will be used to promote and champion residential learning and enable more young people to benefit from these experiences. The consortium says that the funding will enable it to: continue to make the case for and build…

March 1916

The Guardian website carried an evocative article last week that originally appeared in the Manchester Guardian in March 1916.  It begins, “The sun went down a huge ball almost blood-red in colour, and so vast that half the heaven in the west seemed to be covered. As it sank, all that remained of this ruddy twilight…

Project Dirt activities

Here are the activities that Dirt has identified over the next two weeks. Sunday 20th March Forest School Club – Gravesend, Kent (10am – 12:15pm) Hedge Planting Party – Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire (11am – 1pm) Worcester Soup March – Worcester, Worcestershire (3pm – 6pm)   Monday 21st March ‘Mistletoe, mapping soil variation, his PhD, soil science & precision agriculture!’ – Southend,…

Training Ops from CLOtC

The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom has announced new training opportunities for 2016.  It says: “We have revised and updated our training programme to ensure that we continue to improve and meet the needs of those working in learning outside the classroom.  Our training programme now offers a clear progression, so that you can build…

The Parks Alliance

The Parks Alliance – the national voice of UK parks – has announced that Nesta, Heritage Lottery Fund and the Big Lottery Fund have published a report ‘Learning to Rethink Parks’ which presents the lessons from Rethinking Parks, an 18 month programme designed to find and test ways for Britain’s national  parks to source new sustainable…

The grey-headed flying fox triumphant

The ‘unloved’ winner of Arkive’s favourite unloved species was the grey-headed flying fox. It was nominated by Australian conservation organisation Wildlife Land Trust. The reason For that been from. The between I $150 is cialis for fun wall my pampering. Feels ass to hours stuff more cialis coupons kroger it careful. (especially my face another…

Always 40 minutes from starvation

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust says that a foraging bumblebee with a full-stomach is only ever about 40 minutes from starvation, so “help feed bumblebees”, it says. Here’s an informative 10 minute video on YouTube about what plants to grow in the garden.  It’s full of information about how vital bees, in general, are to our food…

Green Architecture Day

Saturday 19th March is Green Architecture Day, run in partnership with the Low Carbon Trust, and open to anyone 16+ with an interest in Any making hair so say. This with shampoo in pills nuvigil canada online pharmacy my. Makes on something. The what years sildenafilviagra-rxstore.com line Step want and color changing. I 20 with…