Register your interest to be notified when applications for the 2022-23 winter planting season open. All nurseries, primary, secondary and special schools (who have not previously participated in the Orchards for Schools programme) are eligible.
NatureScot have shared a news update on the Wee Forests in Scotland (31 May 2022). School children and local communities have planted more than 16,000 native trees as part of Scotland’s growing network of Wee Forests. Most Wee Forests have been planted near primary schools in areas with a lack [...]
Apply to the Tree Council for a fantastic opportunity and resources to help tackle the climate and nature crises by delivering a Young Tree Champion project in your school. Watch a video to hear about the experiences of some Scottish pupils and teachers. Deadline for applications is Thursday 3 February 2022.
The I Dig Trees campaign from TCV and OVO Energy is providing 600,000 free trees to community groups and organisations across England, Wales and Scotland. Packs are available of 50 trees, including oak, birch and rowan. Maximum 19 packs per application. Trees can be ordered for delivery up to the end of March, but are going fast!
East Ayrshire Learning Outdoors Support Team (LOST) share a lesson grid on Tree Planting and Tree Care. This supports Curricular Area: Sciences, Biodiversity and Interdependence. Find this and other resources in Issue 41 of the LOST newsletter.
Download the Tree Council’s new beautifully illustrated guides to gathering and planting trees from seed here. Share photos and videos of your amazing seed gathering on social media using #SeedGatheringSeason.
The International Tree Foundation is accepting applications for the 2021/22 tree planting season from community groups as part of its UK Community Tree Planting Programme. Grants of up to £6,000 are available. Find details here.
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 [...]
Services supporting outdoor learning are provided by these Scottish organisations.