Strathpeffer Primary children take a walk on the wildcat side


This SNH news release (30 November 2016) describes how local schoolchildren have taken part in a day of activities to help endangered Scottish wildcats in Strathpeffer.

Read More Published: 08.12.16

2020 targets for outdoor learning on track


Scottish Natural Heritage has completed its first annual progress report on the Scottish Biodiversity Strategy a Route Map to 2020. Priority Project 6. Taking Learning Outdoors aims to increase school access to greenspace and nature for outdoor learning as part of the wider ‘Learning for Sustainability’ agenda.

Read More Published: 06.12.16

Cairngorms Nature Young Presenter 2017 - vote for your favourite!

Who should win the title of Cairngorms Nature Young Presenter 2017? View the shortlisted videos HERE and choose the one you feel would most inspire people to get outside and get involved in nature. Voting closes 12 noon Monday 5 December. 

Read More Published: 22.11.16

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Read More Published: 15.11.16

How Outdoor Play is Improving Children’s Mental Health

Read about some of the key outdoor factors that can support mental health in children in this  Natural Connections Outdoor Learning blog post (10th November 2016)

Read More Published: 15.11.16

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