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South of Scotland Golden Eagle Project takes flight with home schooled children

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This news post from Scottish Natural Heritage (21 January 2020) describes how children in East Lothian are taking part in this pioneering initiative, with a great Golden Eagle art work in the sand!

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Six curious facts about smell

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One advantage of outdoor learning is that it can help engage all the senses. This article in The Conversation, (January 14, 2020) explores the power of your nose! 

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#MakeSpaceForNature

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Simple ideas to help nature this winter in your school grounds, greenspace or garden, with short video clips, and support our future biodiversity.

Read More Published: 21.01.20

Iasgair nan Loch / The Fisher of the Lochs

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This Gaelic post with English translation in Scotland’s Nature (16 January 2020) describes how osprey have influenced place names in north-west Highland Scotland. 

Read More Published: 16.01.20

Despairing about climate change?

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Think about the changes we can make. Have you thought about rewilding parts of your school grounds or local greenspace? Take a look at Imagine, a newsletter by The Conversation, which presents a vision of a world acting on climate change. Check out the article Rewilding lawns…

Read More Published: 16.01.20

Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry and Land Scotland Scottish Forestry Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland