British Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Wisdom

Today’s guest blog is by Geoffrey Guy who lectures at Reaseheath College.  Geoff is the Director of Education for Bushcraft Education Ltd, and the founder of the Bushcraft Education blog: Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Wisdom (TEKW) from the British Isles Bushcraft skills were once more than recreation, without knowledge of plants people would once have been without food, medicine…

Outdoor Families

The latest from Outdoor families can be seen here. There are features on: Camping 101: Utilize storage bins for car camping success Hiking Snack Attack: 7 Kid-Approved Trail Snack Ideas Forest Schools: Education in the great outdoors Pacific Coast Highway: OFM’s Guide to an Epic Family Road Trip Watch for Horses at Salt River, Arizona…

Lottery help for wildlife

The Guardian reports £4.6m lottery grant to help a range of endangered species, including the ladybird spider, the shrill carder bee, the chequered skipper butterfly, the bearded false darkling beetle, the royal splinter cranefly, the prostrate perennial knawel, and interrupted brome. Now, be honest, how many of those did you know existed, let alone were endangered?…

Global Educator of the Year Award 2017

Nominations are now open for the Global Educator of the Year Award 2017. Think Global says that, if you know of any educators delivering great global learning around the Sustainable Development Goals, do consider nominating them for its Award.  TG says: “We welcome nominations of classroom teachers, teaching assistants, school governors, head teachers, and anyone who works in…

The latest New Nature Network blogs

Click here to find the latest blogs from the New Nature Network. What you’ll find will include: The Wisdom of Water: Reflections of an Outdoor Educator by Katie Vogel Seven Cities Activate Strategies to Connect Kids to Nature by Priya Cook The Real Nature Channel: Time for Kids to Tune In by Arden Bucklin-Sporer and more … .…

Sustainability in HE – an A to Z Guide

Every year NUS surveys UK students nationally on their attitudes towards, and expectations on, sustainability. Consistently more than 60% of students report that they want to learn more about sustainability, regardless of their academic discipline, with a clear preference for sustainability to be woven into existing course content rather than through separate electives.  Through the Responsible…