A High School student’s point of view…

Millie Pringle is a student at Wallington High School for Girls, and recently spent a week’s internship with SNH and the Scottish Wildlife Trust. Here, she shares some thoughts on how we could involve more people in spreading the benefits of nature.

Read More Published: 21.09.16

Busting the myths on outdoor learning in schools


This blog post (21 July 2016) by Jim Burt, Natural England’s Principal Adviser for Outdoor Learning busts 4 main myths about outdoor learning and provides further evidence to support this way of teaching.

Read More Published: 21.09.16

State of Nature 2016: Scotland


This report would make a useful reference for secondary or teriary students studying Environmental Science or conservation/ resource management. In Scotland, one in every 11 species assessed is at risk of becoming extinct (9%) and for some groups of species that threat is even higher. Thankfully, there are…

Read More Published: 14.09.16

Great news about Tesco Bags of Help


Do you want to improve or run activities on your local greenspace but need some funding to make it happen? See this greenspace grant scheme's eligibility criteria and detailed application guidance  here and details of  Community Enablers contacts.


Read More Published: 01.09.16

Kingussie Primary pupils help launch Big Questions for Cairngorms National Park 27th June 2016


Cairngorms National Park is big – it covers 6 % of Scotland. The Big Park Big Questions is the consultation on the next Cairngorms National Park Partnership Plan (NPPP) for 2017-22. These questions cover a range of issues including education and inclusion. Visit this CNP Authority news…

Read More Published: 27.07.16

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