16thApril 2024

Snow, wind, rain, wind, hail, frost – the perils of filming peatland restoration

16.04.24|Categories: Miscellaneous, Places|Tags: , , , , |

This Scotland’s Nature blog (12 April 2024) shares how the Scottish weather makes creating case study films of some of our peatland restoration projects interesting to say the least! It might also be of interest to people who are interested in working in this sector or in the use of [...]

18thMay 2023

Young explorers take on Castle CSI challenge in new learning initiative

18.05.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Check out this Historic Environment Scotland news article (21 April 2023) which describes new cross-curricular activities and resources, developed in partnership with Glasgow Science Centre. These highlight key aspect technology played in the construction and preservation of Scotland’s historical sites.

4thMay 2023

More green. Less screen.

04.05.23|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , |

The Children and Nature Network share this article (April 2023) on helping children and young people ditch their screens to benefit from outdoor time in nature. Also shared is this article (13 April 2023) on How to Instill a Love of Nature in Your Kids, is also signposted. This provides [...]

7thMarch 2023

Children and teenagers can carry out valuable wildlife research – here’s how

07.03.23|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

Discover more in this article in The Conversation (6 March 2023).  In one project, researchers looked at young people’s involvement with iNaturalist, a popular nature app. They found that the young people using the app contributed to quality wildlife monitoring at the same rate as adults, with the support of iNaturalist’s online [...]

10thJanuary 2023

Towns and cities resources showcasing nature based solutions

10.01.23|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

The Scottish Wildlife Trust have collated a number of examples, case studies and useful resources for urban nature-based solutions, demonstrating the challenges we face that can be helped by nature-based solutions in our towns and cities. This website page shares great examples of urban nature-based solutions in action.