Everyone’s a winner
This post in Scottish Pollinators (19 January 2023) reports on Keep Scotland Beautiful’s Its Your Neighbourhood’winning projects, where communities are supporting biodiversity and engaging and educating local people. Yorkhill Greenspaces in Glasgow retained their Pollinator Friendly prize. Calling on the support of more than 100 volunteers, and 90 pupils from [...]
Case Study: John Muir Award in Wild Glasgow
In this JMA case study (published 10 November 2022), find out how Blairvadach Outdoor Education Centre at Pinkston Basin uses the John Muir Award as its main engagement tool to connect Glasgow pupils with nature in the inner city.
People making Glasgow greener
This post on Scottish pollinators (12 August 2022) describes how the neat and tidy philosophy of greenspace management in Glasgow is wilting fast. Find out how this is benefitting wildlife and people.
W.I.L.D. celebrates Forest School Association approval success!
In this blog post (3 July 2022), W.I.L.D. celebrates becoming only the 5th Forest School Association recognised provider in Scotland! W.I.L.D. runs Forest School, and outdoor sessions for children and adults of all ages in urban city woodland (Linn Park, in Glasgow). Find out more on the principles of Forest [...]
Primary pupils cycle to school in bike bus
BBC News Scotland (28 May 2022) share a video about a "bike bus" launched by parents of primary children in the southside of Glasgow.
Baltic Street Adventure Playground
Check out this case study of Baltic Street Adventure Playground on the Our Place website. It’s a great example of child led play and an urban play setting in Glasgow.
A greener Glasgow
This Scottish Pollinators post (18 November 2021) describes Green Connectors, a five-year project to create valuable habitat links throughout the city for pollinators (and other wildlife). This will nurture wildflower meadows, hedges and tree planting in a jigsaw of appropriate sites.
Creating the Glasgow Children’s Woodland – a short film
Watch this short documentary film by The Lost Woods, telling the story of the creation of the Glasgow Children’s Woodland. This is a legacy project to the COP26 Climate Conference. It’s a heart-warming story about hope and how a local Glasgow group took on an ambitious idea of reaching out [...]