The Big Butterfly Count 14th July – 6th August 2017

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Why not take part in this nationwide survey aimed at helping us assess the health of our environment? This includes a handy Scottish Butterfly i.d. chart. Visit Butterfly Conservation for more information.

Read More Published: 19.07.17

Polli-Nation survey results out!


The Polli:Nation survey is a large-scale national survey that aims to provide answers to important research questions about the health and status of pollinating insects across the UK. Here, OPAL shares 8 things learned from the first year of the Polli:Nation survey. Plus there’s an opportunity to play…

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Cathy Bache - The Secret Garden Outdoor Nursery


Creative STAR Learning Company's July Outdoor Learning & Play News e-newsletter, reported the sad news of the death of Cathy Bache on Sunday 9th July. “She was a remarkable woman who established the first outdoor kindergarten in Scotland. More than this, she demonstrated that outdoor provision could and…

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Grounds for Learning June 2017 newsletter with lesson ideas outdoors

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This GfL news e-bulletin provides simple, short ideas for Literacy, Numeracy and Science lesson ideas outdoors, linked to CfE E&O's. There is also an item on funding opportunities.

Read More Published: 19.07.17

New look for SEweb!


Scotland’s Environment website has been revamped and re-launched as a test version. It includes educational resources for teachers and pupils, exploring all aspects of Scotland’s environment.

Read More Published: 13.07.17

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 Gardens SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland