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JMA Scotland Project Manager vacancy

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The John Muir Trust is currently recruiting for a John Muir Award Scotland Project Manager post  – closing date 6th August 2018. Find the job description here.

Read More Published: 17.07.18

Trust takes on 4 young mountain rangers to mark Year of Young People

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This latest news from the John Muir Trust (02 July 2018) introduces the four young people joining their team to work as conservation rangers in Scotland and England, showing just of the many ways the Trust is supporting Year of Young People in Scotland.

Read More Published: 17.07.18

July - The month of maggots and flies

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This SNH blog post (July 16, 2018) tells us about the history behind the Gaelic name for ‘July’, and includes an English translation. Enjoy being outdoors at night, to spot Sirius, the dog star!

Read More Published: 17.07.18

New Environment Minister Announces £600,000 for Outdoor Learning

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This SNH news release 12 July, 2018 describes the announcement by Mairi Gougeon MSP that 16 projects will benefit from the new Outdoor Learning in Nature Fund that is administered by Scottish Natural Heritage, and run for two years. All of the projects involve working with schools and…

Read More Published: 12.07.18

Active Scotland promises action for outdoor learning and play

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Lots of positive actions in this Active Scotland Delivery Plan published today (Thursday, July 12, 2018) including an action to ‘ensure that outdoor learning is a focus for our pledge to increase the provision of free early learning and childcare provision to 1140 hours per year by 2020’.

Read More Published: 12.07.18

Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry Commission Scotland Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland