Sign up for the annual OWL networking event due to take place at Dounans Outdoor Centre in Aberfoyle. The event provides a great opportunity to gain new ideas and inspiration, as well as the chance to network with others. This event aims to add to your practical skills, or give you [...]
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority has added three new education case studies to the Biodiversity and Climate Change Education pack. The three new resources are focused on Trees and Woodlands, Water Bodies and the National Park’s Mission Zero journey to Net Zero.
Watch this short documentary film by The Lost Woods, telling the story of the creation of the Glasgow Children’s Woodland. This is a legacy project to the COP26 Climate Conference. It’s a heart-warming story about hope and how a local Glasgow group took on an ambitious idea of reaching out [...]
Visit The Lost Woods hub on the Glasgow Science Centre website. Discover lots of great resources for Glasgow’s schools involved in the planned new Glasgow Children’s Woodland. Explore the free teaching resources, lesson and assembly plans to bring nature and the COP26 experience into your learning and teaching.
This article in Child in the City (18 August 2021) shares research findings that suggests that proximity to woodlands links with better cognitive development and a lower risk of emotional and behavioural problems in children and young people. The lessons learned could help influence planning decisions in urban areas.
Services supporting outdoor learning are provided by these Scottish organisations.