Outdoor & Woodland Learning (OWL) Scotland summary guidance to support skills development, training and specialist guidance delivered by trained practitioners. This includes: introducing tools to groups, using tools outdoors, a safety checklist, guides on tools and when to use them, benefits of tool use activities, and activity risk/ benefit assessment…
This document, available to download from the John Muir Trust website, outlines the 'Five Ways to Wellbeing', developed by The Centre for Wellbeing at the New Economics Foundation. It illustrates how schools, mental health support groups, and outdoor centres have used the John Muir Award to help promote these themes.
Latest OWL Scotland news on resources, events and more.
This NHS resource offers simple precautions to help you avoid most bugs and germs, including ticks, whilst enjoying Scotland's outdoors.
This Forestry Commission Information webpage provides clear advice on how to identify ticks and how to remove them quickly. A simple diagram shows key points on the body to check, helpful for all including groups working outdoors with children.