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17thMay 2022

RSPB Wild Challenge Award

17.05.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , |

RSPB Wild Challenge Award is available at three levels (Bronze, Silver and Gold) to help young people learn and act for nature. Check out this great video from Duddingston primary school. This shows how they took part, and created wildlife habitats in their school grounds.

10thMay 2022

Young Darwin Scholarship 2022 – Applications Open!

10.05.22|Categories: Funding|Tags: , , , , |

Aged 16 – 25? Intrigued and fascinated by the natural world? Thinking of pursuing an environmental career but don’t know where to start? The Field Studies Council have announced that their Young Darwin Scholarship is returning for its 10th year! Offering a five-day experience immersed in the outdoors plus ongoing [...]

21stApril 2022

Achieving awards in, through and for nature

21.04.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

This new collaborative resource helps practitioners navigate and connect diverse nature-based award opportunities available in Scotland. It demonstrates how nature-based awards contribute to national agendas such as building skills for life, learning and work, and inspiring people about the benefits of wild places and nature connection in tackling the climate [...]

10thMarch 2022

Sustainability and Climate Change – FSC Millport 1-5th August 2022

10.03.22|Categories: Events, Training|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This residential Field Studies Centre (FSC) course offers young people the chance to gain the knowledge and skills to take climate action back to their communities, talk more confidently on the issues and to make a positive and long-lasting impact. This residential is designed for Higher and Advanced Higher / [...]

7thDecember 2021

The John Muir Award and a pandemic recovery

07.12.21|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , |

Rebecca Logsdon, Scotland Education Manager for the John Muir Award, reflects on a nearly 40 per cent increase in John Muir Award activity in schools compared to last academic year. Read more in this John Muir Trust news post (25 October 2021).

23rdNovember 2021

Green Gown Awards 2021 – Winners Announced

23.11.21|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

The Green Gown Awards aim to inspire and empower young people to visualise a better sustainable future. UK & Ireland’s virtual Awards Ceremony celebrated the inspirational work and projects of 90 finalists in 14 different categories. This year’s Finalists represented over 862,000 students and 156,000 staff. These include some notable [...]