Tag Archives: outdoor education

Learning in Local Greenspace

David Clelland, one of our graduate placements, tells us about his involvement with outdoor learning in the year ahead. My placement at SNH started in the middle of August working in the Clydebank office. Here’s a little bit of what … Continue reading

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Ginormous whirligigs and camera trapping – a year at Caerlaverock NNR

Our graduate placement at Caerlaverock NNR, Ellie Oakley, reflects over the year and looks back on the highlights and achievements. Last year, I had to make a decision to either carry on with my study of Countryside and Environmental Management … Continue reading

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The Great Outdoors – Young People, Outdoor Learning and the 2020 Challenge for Scotland’s Biodiversity

Scotland is facing key pressures on its biodiversity. Some of these pressures are physical, such as pollution, the overuse of resources, or climate change. Others are more about the way we (under) value nature and the goods and services it … Continue reading

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John Muir Award growing by 15% a year in Scottish schools

As the John Muir Trust celebrates another successful year in Scotland, Toby Clark, John Muir Award Scotland Manager, takes a closer look at what is being achieved in Scotland’s schools. The John Muir Award encourages people from all backgrounds to … Continue reading

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News from St Cyrus

Therese Alampo is the Reserve Manager at St Cyrus National Nature Reserve. In today’s blogpost she looks at the links being forged between National Nature Reserves and education. Scotland’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs) are selected as the best examples of … Continue reading

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