This event will take place from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th February 2018 at Kindrogan Field Studies Centre near Pitlochry. Find out more and book your place here. Priority will be given to OWL Scotland members.
This Scottish Natural Heritage blog post (Gaelic/ English) encourages us to look at the heavens during these long dark nights, and describes how the Gaels interpret the constellation known in English as Orion.
Research by Mairana Brussoni et al on Landscapes for play: Effects of an intervention to promote nature-based risky play in early childhood centres highlights the positive effects on children’s play behaviour and wellbeing in outdoor spaces using natural materials. Juliet Robertson shared this via the Facebook Group ‘Outdoor…
This BBC news article (22 November 2017) describes how an academic has called for more research into the benefits of outdoor learning as demand for forest nurseries rises in parts of London. It describes children’s experiences in forest nurseries and parental responses.
This SNH blog post Intrepid Conservers and Explorers describes how students from Baltasound Junior High School, Unst, Shetland Isles, helped to restore an eroded ‘hill track’ to bog, as part of their John Muir Award.