One school community, one month and one goal: to connect to nature for 30 days. Find out how a primary school used the Wildlife Trust’s 30 Days Wild initiative to promote wellbeing in a time of uncertainty.
The City of Edinburgh Council is delighted to announce Lagganlia’s 50th Birthday! Today it forms part of the Council’s Sport and Outdoor Learning Unit providing residential opportunities and outdoor learning support alongside its sister centres.
Caitlin is a nature loving P7 pupil from Edinburgh, a keen conservationist. who has loved animals from an early age, she is a memeber of Conservation Action Team at Edinburgh Zoo and a farmers helper at Gorgie Farm. Caitlin featured on CBBC’s the Dengineers, S5 E2, the Conservation den. She has loved our planet ever since she was little and passionately believes that anyone can make the change they want to see in our world.
Caitlin offers some very practical and simple to follow advice, but I am sure you'll agree with what she has created in her own garden and particualry her wildlife watching den is incredibly special. We hope you will find Caitlin tips helpful and put them into practice.
Our sales and Operation Officer tells us about her own rewilding efforts and shares stories from families embracing nature in lockdown, learning about wildlife and creating habitats at home.
Amy Bryden from our Benmore Outdoor Centre writes about the rewards and challenges of working from home and home schooling. We hope that Amy’s experiences will inspire you to make the most of this time and remember what is important.
Find out how Oaklands School has found ways to promote and support Outdoor Learning during lockdown. Hear about their ideas for simple, fun and motivating activities linked to the outdoors and accessible to all.
In times of uncertainty and home learning, how can we encourage a connection with nature? How can we ensure school communities have regular doses of vitamin N?
In the first of a series of blogs during the Coronavirus restrictions, we take time to reflect on the importance of keeping in contact with nature and what opportunities are available to help you to do this safely under current restrictions.