Sensory Woodland Stories
To support outdoor play and learning in woodland, OWL Scotland has developed this range of simple and inspiring education story resources for children with complex additional needs. Scripts and suggested props to allow for extra engagement and flexibility to suit the children you are working with. The Storytelling Tips and Origins resource [...]
Scottish Forestry Community Fund
The Scottish Forestry Community Fund is open for 2021/22. The Fund supports groups and organisations that encourage people to use woods more. Eligible activities include schemes that promote physical activity such as walking, safe routes to school, natural play and adventure play.
Eilidh Malcolm Education Programme Manager Scottish Forestry
Outdoor & Woodland Learning Manager Scottish Forestry Silvan House, 231 Corstorphine Road Edinburgh EH12 7AT
STEM by Nature, Trees, Woods & Forests online course 4th February 2021
This 2 hour course offered by John Muir Trust and Outdoor and Woodland Learning Scotland will run from 4pm - 6pm. It will introduce and explore what is meant by ‘STEM By Nature’ and how Trees, Woods and Forests can offer a rich source of information, resources and activities in [...]
Tree pests and diseases information series for young people
The Tree Pest and Disease Information Series has user friendly information about 8 key pest and disease threats to Scottish trees, produced to mark International Year of Plant Health. They can be used in schools or with children and young people in other settings to raise awareness about tree health.
OWL Scotland Resources Flyer – August 2020
Education resources from OWL Scotland summarised in this handy leaflet. This includes details of how to order free publications for your school or group.
Deadgood deadwood information and survey
Environmental community groups, schools and nature enthusiasts can join this Scotland-wide survey to find out more about deadwood in Scotland. Scottish Forestry is working with TCV Scotland to promote this survey which will record details of deadwood across the country and its associated wildlife. The survey has been developed by [...]
Wee Green Fingers Fun Pack
This pack full of games and activities to explore gardening for biodiversity is now available on the OWL Scotland website (as a zipped file), listed under Early Years resources.