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Who would be 179 years old on Friday 21 April 2017?

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Celebrate John Muir's birthday! Follow this John Muir Trust link for resources, events and ideas that can be used to get into the spirit of things.

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Lanark children enjoy green space reclaimed through partnership project

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Read this Clyde and Avon Valley news article on how children from St Mary’s Primary School, Lanark, are reaping the benefits of a recently cleared greenspace next to their school through an on-going programme of outdoor learning including Forest School programmes. There’s also a video to watch of…

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Primary 7 pupils discover the Secrets of the Celtic Rainforest

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This blog post from Fintry and Buchlyvie Primary 7 classes describes their outdoor week exploring sites within Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park , where they find out what makes a Celtic Rainforest, and achieve a John Muir Celtic Rainforest Discovery Award with the support of Plantlife Scotland.

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The new Cairngorms National Park Partnership Plan (2017-2022) has been approved

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Have a look at  Priority Project 6 (pp. 38-41) which describes opportunities for Learning and Inclusion within the Cairngorms National park,  an area which offers outstanding opportunities for outdoor learning.

Read More Published: 20.04.17

World Heritage Day 18th April 2017 – and some great sites to visit

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Scotland has plenty to celebrate on World Heritage Day. We have six magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Sites which combine all sorts of history – architectural, cultural…..and natural! Check out this great blog post to inspire a visit outdoors.

Read More Published: 20.04.17

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