When: Sunday October 1st, 11am-3pm Where: Hannahston Community Woodland, Drongan KA6 7BS How much: All activities are free What: Lots to see and do for all ages! Nature activities will include tree planting, wildlife exploring, seed bombing, meeting birds of prey and more; craft activities will include bush craft, face [...]
Our Local Nature Fund – The Linnean Society offers grants of £250 - £1,000 for activities designed and led by young people to help them take the lead on projects that involve their local nature and natural spaces. Closing date is 22 October 2023.
This blog post (12 September 2023) by Prof. Miles Richardson in Finding Nature, explores the links between nature visits, connection, local access and pro-environmental behaviours. Findings suggest that noticing and a close connection with nature are more strongly associated with different aspects of wellbeing, but also pro-nature and environmental behaviours.
This report (May 2023) by New Philanthropy Capital (NPC), provides a briefing for charities and funders. Read the summary introduction and the full report. The report presents the findings of a rapid literature review of the impact of the climate and nature crises on young people, as well as available [...]
Are you aged between 14 – 19 years? Have you thought about a career which really makes a positive difference to our planet? Are you thinking about a career with nature, or working outdoors? Then this virtual insight session with NatureScot on 26th September (13:30 - 14:30) is for you! Follow the link [...]
A number of outdoor programmes try and discover out if this has positively influenced participants' connection to nature. Alexia Barrable has been involved in the following: This review aims to offer an overview of the interventions identified, provide a snapshot of the current state of the literature, briefly present themes [...]
Checkout this playful positive female role models for children interested in nature: Barbie announce a new Dr Jane Goodall doll. Thinking about a career studying nature? You can also go exploring with Dr Jane Goodall – great inspiration for any young person interested in working to help save our planet.
Many young people report being concerned about what’s happening to UK wildlife, as well as connected global issues like species extinction and climate change, but sometimes don’t know what to do about it, or who to team up with. Young Voices for Nature is an initiative set up by the [...]