It’s tree planting season! TCV share 2 opportunities for schools and other groups to source free trees: I Dig Trees Now in its eight year, the I Dig Trees campaign from TCV and OVO Energy is providing free trees to schools, community groups and voluntary organisations across England, Wales and [...]
This blog post on Scottish Pollinators (4 October 2022) shares information about managing spaces for our pollinators and Edinburgh Living Landscape. If you are a school in Edinburgh, is there a greenspace like this near you?
Are you working with children and young people to improve their local environment to increase and improve their play? Play Scotland invite you to get involved in their Litter Pick & Play campaign. They include a handy toolkit on their webpage. This is part of the International Play Association Triennial World [...]
This Child in the City article (published 30-08-2022) shares the findings of a conclusion of a new partnership study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal). This latest study found that children who live surrounded by more natural spaces are more physically active, spend less time doing sedentary [...]
This article in Scotland’s Nature ( August 17, 2022) describes a project which is encouraging people from diverse ethnic and social backgrounds to discover and enjoy the benefits of local woodlands and green spaces.
This Scottish Government report (29 March 2022) presents the findings on children’s play from the Scottish Parents’ omnibus survey of 1,004 parents of children and young people aged 0-18 across Scotland. This was conducted by Ipsos MORI Scotland between 1 November and 2December 2021. The survey explored children’s experiences of [...]
Child in the City (29 July 2022) have shared findings from a study which took place in the Portuguese city of Porto. This study suggests that more must be done to ensure children have access to parks and other green spaces to improve their lung health. The study, published in the [...]