21stSeptember 2023

Environmental education for all!

21.09.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , |

The Earthwatch Education Team has launched their resources for children and people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Hanna Mroczka, Learning & Engagement Coordinator, said: “Having worked with some incredible pupils with special educational needs and their teachers, we have discovered that all children have the ability and motivation [...]

18thJuly 2023

Designing and Developing Outdoor Spaces for Women and Girls – webinar 6th September

18.07.23|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , |

Booking is now open for the next Outdoor Recreation Network (ORN) webinar here. This online event will explore how we can make the outdoors and the associated sectors more inclusive for girls and women. This event will include three presentations from leading researchers, thinkers, and activists – as well as [...]

18thJuly 2023

How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful

18.07.23|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

This Scotland’s Nature blog post (17 July 2023), features Sekai Machache, a Zimbabwean-Scottish visual artist and curator based in Glasgow. Sekai looks at the notion of self, using photography to explore the historical and cultural imagination. A fascination with climate change and Scotland’s peatlands has led to a striking set [...]

5thJuly 2023

Transforming school grounds and involving children – USA style

05.07.23|Categories: Miscellaneous, Places|Tags: , , , |

Cities Connecting Children to Nature have shared Why transforming concrete schoolyards into parks could make for healthier cities, NPR All Things Considered, June 23, 2023. This audio recording notes that living near parks can boost health. But disadvantaged communities often have less access to such spaces. A project is described [...]

13thJune 2023

#IWill Scotland: Ambassador Recruitment Extended Until Thursday 15th June at 12pm (Noon)

13.06.23|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , |

Do you work alongside children and young people 10 - 24years of age? Are they passionate about making a difference in their community and wider society? Would they like to join this every growing Youth Social Action Movement as an #IWill Ambassador? If the Answer is YES, then why not [...]

13thJune 2023

Nature Nurtures: Wild Walks pilot

13.06.23|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

This report (2023) from Natural England presents the ‘Nature Nurtures: Wild Walks’ project, piloted by London Wildlife Trust and Black Girls Hike. This facilitated and encouraged young women aged between 16 and 25 from Black, Asian and minoritized ethnic backgrounds to engage with nature. The report explores the context around [...]