Check out this IOL webinar series which are open to all. These provide an opportunity for the Outdoor Sector to explore a range of themes around Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in the outdoors. This page also provides access to insights and recommendations from the 2021 Raising Our Game Webinar [...]
In this article in Scotland’s Nature (August 23, 2022), Halima Hussein describes an outdoor adventure group that allows a space for Scottish Muslim girls and women to get out of their comfort zone and challenge themselves in the outdoors. Have a look and see what the Sole Sisters get up [...]
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.
Interested in how an outdoor experience can help young women develop their STEM careers? Check out this article GeoGirls all shook up at Mount St. Helens geology, tech camp published August 2022, in the US publication The Columbian. Also, read how Steam Beans is demystifying nature — and science — [...]
The Children & Nature Network latest bulletin reminds us all of the importance of cultural relevancy and understanding when engaging communities with nature. They share papers in their research library on how different people, including children, engage with nature in different places.
MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow have shared this study. It has been published in Landscape and Urban Planning (July 2022). The study describes ‘real’ use of natural spaces (which includes local greenspace) and private gardens within neighbourhoods. It found that 15% of children’s time outdoors, [...]
The Forest School Association shares this blog post (7 July 2022) by a Forest School practitioner. She provides insights on the benefits of Forest School from her perspective as a neurodivergent person.
A new fund worth £15,000 has been established to support projects that promote young people’s connection to nature and community, and inspire environmental awareness to address biodiversity loss and climate change. The Cairngorms Youth Local Action Group (Youth LAG), a sub group of the Cairngorms Trust, is responsible for the [...]