25thAugust 2021

Job opportunities for biodiversity and outdoor learning in West Dunbartonshire!

25.08.21|Categories: Events, Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , |

West Dunbartonshire Council are currently recruiting two full time permanent posts. This is for a Project Lead to deliver Greenspace and Biodiversity related projects, and a Countryside Ranger post based at Balloch Country Park. The Countryside Ranger post includes a focus on outdoor learning support to re-establish the West Dunbartonshire [...]

19thAugust 2021

Glasgow primary children regenerate local wasteland by planting trees

19.08.21|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , , , |

This Daily Record article (27 July 2021) describes how pupils at St Teresa's Primary school in Glasgow have been learning more about their local area and improving it. This is just the sort of action that is recognised by the Learning for Sustainabilty Awards! Hurry though, nominations close 12th September [...]

11thAugust 2021

Nature Connectedness and Biophilic Design

11.08.21|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , |

This blog post in Finding Nature, (21 June, 2021) explores the design principles which can connect us to nature, and the research behind this. It advocates using the pathways to nature connectedness to enact biophilic design principles, and direct experiences through environmental affordances, and provides guidance and ideas for those using [...]