13thApril 2022

NatureScot Youth Survey 2022


This report is on the survey conducted to gather the views of young people (11-30 years old) on NatureScot’s Corporate Plan 2022-2026. There is a full report, with 2-page summary, along with a beautiful summary infographic from a young artist.    Cite as: Gardner. A. and Webster. C. 2022. Youth Survey [...]

6thApril 2022

Learning in Local Greenspace – an evaluation report


NatureScot have published this report March 2022Munro, S.A. 2022. Learning in Local Greenspace - an evaluation report. NatureScot Research Report No.1296. The report found that, among other things, that the percentage of teachers taking learning outdoors in their local greenspace regularly, rose from 28% to 49%. Teacher confidence in taking learning outdoors [...]

14thOctober 2021

Nature Scot and CLD Outdoor Learning 19 November 2021


This Education Scotland webinar is for Community Learning and Development (CLD) practitioners or educators. The focus of this event is on resources for green recovery, learning outdoors and health activities in the outdoors. Find out about environmental volunteering and the John Muir Award. Explore how nature, health and wellbeing and [...]

25thAugust 2021

Scotland’s Big5 Funbook


This NatureScot Big5 funbook is free to download. It features mini profiles of the otter, harbour seal, red deer, red squirrel and golden eagle. It describes the top three places you’re most likely to spot each of these special animals. The information is available in English and Gaelic versions.

20thApril 2021


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12thAugust 2020

Our Natural Health Service – SNH Research Report No. 1212 (2020)


Outdoor learning and play are recognised as activities within green health/ green exercise. Scottish Natural Heritage commissioned Edinburgh Napier University to undertake a series of research interviews with those involved in Green Health Partnerships at an operational and strategic level to explore their experience of delivery to date and their [...]