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3rdApril 2024

Tips and treats from the John Muir Trust

03.04.24|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Check out the John Muir Trust’s e-newsletter (sign up here). The March 2024 edition includes an intern’s  tips to avoid ticks and is in the clover when she discovers the many benefits it brings to wild places. Plus enjoy the latest edition of SCRA's Scramble magazine - a Junior Ranger special!

18thApril 2023

Be tick aware!

18.04.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

If you are planning on being outside in natural spaces for outdoor learning and play, or for any other reason, you need to be tick aware. Check out tick guidance in this Public Health Scotland news report (4 April 2023) and practical advice from NHS Inform, so you can continue [...]

6thApril 2023

Be tick aware!

06.04.23|Categories: Miscellaneous, Resources|Tags: , , |

If you are planning on being outside in natural spaces for outdoor learning and play, or for any other reason, you need to be tick aware. Check out tick guidance in this Public Health Scotland news report (4 April 2023) and practical advice from NHS Inform, so you can continue [...]

19thJuly 2022

Lyme Disease – be aware!

19.07.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

This campaign, launched by the Scottish Government, aims to raise awareness of tick bites and the symptoms of Lyme disease. This encourages people to take precautions when spending time outdoors this summer. A stakeholder toolkit containing key messages, top tips, social media assets and posts, and a poster which can [...]

12thAugust 2021

What makes viruses tick? New resources for schools.

12.08.21|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , |

This new citizen science project co-designed between the Brennan Lab and (TCV) through MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research aims to understand tick activity in and around Scotland, and what viruses they are carrying. It will create educational resources for schools and families, allowing young people to learn more [...]