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4thJuly 2024

Scorching schoolyards: California groups want more trees, less asphalt at schools

04.07.24|Categories: Places|Tags: , , , |

Greenspace Scotland have shared this article describing how schoolyards are hot and getting hotter. Researchers and advocates are pushing the state to allocate money for green schoolyards, which can include trees, grass or gardens in place of asphalt or rubber play surfaces at most schools. Find this story and more [...]

4thJuly 2024

Stronger Starts funds Selkirk school sensory garden

04.07.24|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , |

Greenspace Scotland share how Selkirk High School staff and pupils have transformed an area of unused waste ground on the school grounds into a blooming nurture sensory garden with relaxing areas to enjoy the outdoors and observe wildlife. Find this story and more in Greenspace Scotland Monthly e bulletin June [...]

2ndMay 2024

Climate School 180 open to applications

02.05.24|Categories: Resources, Training|Tags: , , , , |

Climate School 180 is Learning through Landscapes’ new climate-focused initiative. The project aims to develop and share a better understanding of how schools can implement quality climate education, alongside providing first-hand experience of creating nature-based solutions to climate change in the school grounds.   Working in partnership with many organisations, including [...]