The Scottish Landscape Alliance (SLA) is a grouping of over 60 organisations with a common interest in raising awareness of the importance of Scotland’s landscapes to climate resilience and biodiversity, our economic performance and public health and wellbeing. This website celebrates the relationship between people and place, and provides relevant [...]
This infographic illustrates some of the evidence for the importance of Scotland's landscapes. It is relevant for Scottish Natural Heritage's work, Scottish Government's National Outcomes and Scottish society as a whole.
This educational resource is packed full of fun, educational activities to help young people learn about invasive non-native species (INNS) in Scotland. It includes information, activities and games for teachers, families and pupils for learning- most of which can be explored outdoors, or in a home school context.
Taking part in Citizen Science is a really useful and fun way of helping the environment, expanding our scientific knowledge, and supporting STEM learning. There are different surveys to take part in depending on how much time you have to spend, and many of them don't require any previous knowledge. [...]
2020 is the Year of Coasts and Waters. Nature Reserve Travel Grants of up to £500 are also available through Plunge In! The Coasts and Waters Community Fund to allow groups of young people to connect with our coasts and waters by visiting one of Scotland’s many stunning national or [...]
Fully funded outdoor learning course across a series of six dates led by Learning Through Landscapes to inspire and equip you as a teacher to lead regular outdoor learning sessions in local greenspace. Open to primary or secondary teachers from the 20% (SIMD) most deprived primary and secondary schools in [...]
Places are available on the Forest School and Outdoor Leadership Course, from January 2020. This course is at SCQF (Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework) Level 8. This advanced unit 10 day course runs from January to May 2020. For further details, costs and application follow the link below.
Scottish Natural Heritage and Young Scot worked together to explore barriers that young people may experience to using the trails and to develop key solutions to address these. Follow the link for the report (26 September 2019).