Places

Find updates on play, learning, and the environment, from across the wider network in Scotland – and beyond.

17thMay 2022

B-lines Scotland – is there a B-line near you?

Buglife have created over 50 pollinator hotspots along the B-lines route, and more are planned. Check out the activity going on in Scotland. Is there anything happening near you? Look at the B-lines map to see where more needs doing. This article in The Conversation (12 May 2022), explores ‘Bee [...]

17thMay 2022

Baltic Street Adventure Playground

Check out this case study of Baltic Street Adventure Playground on the Our Place website. It’s a great example of child led play and an urban play setting in Glasgow.

10thMay 2022

Forest School Job Opportunity, Morayshire

The Forest School Association have shared news that Earthtime For All Ltd, Duffs, Elgin are looking to appoint an Earthtime Lead Officer. The closing date is 20th May 2022. Link for more information and how to apply.

21stApril 2022

Ch-ch-changes

‘In Local Authorities up and down the land, the very way public greenspace is viewed is under serious examination….to tackle head on the twin threats of biodiversity loss and climate change.’ This post in Scottish Pollinators (18 April 2022) describes the changing face of greenspace management with examples from Perth [...]

24thMarch 2022

TCV Spring bulletin

TCV Scotland's Spring Network Bulletin highlights volunteers enhancing greenspaces in the contrasting environments of Livingston new town, a former opencast mine in Fife, Kyle of Lochalsh in the Highlands, and inner-city Glasgow. TCV aim to support more such initiatives in the year ahead through the Glasgow Bio-Enhancement Programme – can [...]

24thMarch 2022

Adders of Poison and Wisdom

This Scotland’s Nature blog (March 22, 2022), both in Gaelic and English, shares how adders have a significant place in Gaelic folklore, including in stories and place names.