The Field Studies Council (FSC) have announced the return of the Geographical Association’s annual celebration of fieldwork, #NationalFieldworkFortnight. Unfortunately this does not fit with the Scottish school holiday calendar. However, the FSC have put together some fantastic free resources and ways to get involved, at any time. These resources are [...]
In this article posted in Scotland’s Nature (23 June 2023), Roddy Maclean argues for a greater recognition of an ancient arboreal tradition in a Scottish Gaelic context. This helps to remind us of ‘an ancient spiritual connection between people and trees in Scotland that can inform and inspire today’.
Young people’s money can go further this year, thanks to an initiative between the National Trust for Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland and Historic Houses, which offers £1 entry to Young Scot National Entitlement Card (NEC) holders.
This one hour lesson by the Economist gives a useful introduction to the idea of circular economies and why they’re important for sustainability. This is a secondary level resource. You need to create an account or log in to access this resources. A ‘circular economy’ is one in which products continue [...]
This Natural England report (Dillon, Justin; Lovell, Becca, 2022) explores evidence on the impacts of learning in natural environments on learning processes and outcomes, and on health outcomes. It outlines the background to the briefing, indicating that it updates the original evidence briefing provided by Natural England in 2016 - [...]
Are you a secondary school or tertiary student researching trees in and around your setting grounds? You might be interested to see this research survey information from i-Tree Eco. This includes i-Tree Eco Edinburgh and i-Tree Eco Glasgow. Discover more about the ecosystem services provided by urban trees. Find more [...]