Eco-schools are inviting young people aged 3-18 from schools across Scotland to design a colourful and exciting pocket-sized garden. Each design must follow the design brief based on sustainability as well as illustrate the themes. Check out the details on the 2021 Pocket Garden Design Competition.
Check out these great activities shared by Keep Scotland Beautiful which you can do at home based on the Ten Eco-Schools Topics. Inspired by some of Eco-schools’ favourite examples from school assessments and adapted for families.
A blog post by Prof. Miles Richardson (13 January 2021) describes findings from the new People and Nature Survey (PANS) developed by Natural England and further survey analyses. These confirm an emerging and important finding that connection to and simple engagement with nature bring benefits over and above…
Spend an hour counting the birds you can see in your garden or from your window. A great opportunity to connect this activity with home or school based learning! This annual event provides essential data on the state of our bird life. Find out more here.
Inclusivity in the Outdoors is a project to help the outdoor field understand and address issues of equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI).A third year undergraduate or postgraduate student is sought to undertake a study on behalf of this project. More details here.