Biodiversity - Practical Help
The John Muir Award is an environmental Award focused on Wild Places. It encourages people to connect with, enjoy and care for the natural environment. Click here for a wide range of case studies showing how pupils have engaged with Eco-Schools topics through their John Muir Award activity
Carts Greenspace provides a free service to groups in Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire and the southwest part of Glasgow and aims to help the groups to enhance the open spaces in their neighbourhood.
Scotland's national aquarium, located in South Queensferry.
Lothianï¿½s leading provider of inspirational, hands-on environmental education, Grounds-for-Awareness-approved grounds development and wildlife fun and games for primary-school-age children.
Earthtime is a NOT FOR PROFIT organisation based in Elgin's Cooper Park but we can deliver our sessions anywhere in Moray and beyond! We offer a range of EXCITING, CREATIVE, WOODLAND/NATURE based and ENVIRONMENTALLY themed experiences for all ages and abilities Earthtime strives to provide activities suitable for everyone irrespective of learning ability and any physical or financial difficulties.
Edinburgh Zoo is one of Europe's leading centres of conservation, education and research. We work collectively with many other zoos and conservation agencies in the UK, Europe and around the world in co-ordinated conservation programmes, to help ensure the survival of many threatened animal species. We support various conservation projects in the wild through funding and expertise.
Feet First is an educational walking programme designed and run by the Waterways Trust Scotland. Since 2006, Feet First has provided free guided walks for schools, community groups and the general public. Our walks aim to provide information on wildlife, waterway heritage, local history and water safety. Since 2006, some 500 children have undertaken and achieved the John Muir Award Discovery Level certificate as a result of participating in our walking programmes.
Forest Education Initiative (FEI) aims to increase the understanding and appreciation, particularly among young people, of the environmental, social, and economic potential of trees, woodlands and forests and of the link between the tree and everyday wood products.
' A Forest School is an innovative educational approach to outdoor play and learning.ï¿½ The philosophy of Forest Schools is to encourage and inspire individuals of any age through positive outdoor experiences. By participating in engaging, motivating and achievable tasks and activities in a woodland environment each participant has an opportunity to develop intrinsic motivation, sound emotional and social skills.These, through self awareness can be developed to reach personal potential.
A sponsorship form to raise money for your bee-friendly space.
The mission of Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park is: 'To establish a conservation breeding centre for small animals, to conserve wildlife, wildlife habitats and sites of geological importance, to provide opportunities for the public to enjoy and learn about the area they live in.' Good for school visits and information on wildlife.
Dynamic Earth brings you a visitor centre experience that will take you and your pupils on a unique, extraordinary and enlightening educational journey of discovery. You'll travel back in time, be shaken by volcanoes, feel the chill of polar ice, get caught in tropical rainstorms, journey to the centre of the Earth and deliberate the future of our dynamic planet through the eyes of Astronomers.
A forum for swapping seeds and plants.
We offer indoor and outdoor learning programmes for all ages all linked to the Curriculum for Excellence. To book your visit to the Centre simply call us on +44 (0)1620 890202 or email email@example.com. We look forward to welcoming you to the Centre soon! We also have lots of free resources â€“ and if you need any further info feel free to get in touch.
The Scottish SPCA offers FREE guest speakers to schools on Humane Education. Primarily aimed at Primary 4-6 classes.
This site is for those of you who would like to make use of the surplus to either swap for a variety you have been longing to grow, a variety you have never heard of or send on to someone who you know will get great pleasure in growing. For the price of a stamp we can make use of all those millions of seeds that go to waste and also save ourselves money in the process
SpeyGrian is a group of artists, writers, scientists and educators, united in their love of outdoor learning. We aim to provide a catalyst for change at both a personal and a national level by bringing new perspectives to the relationship we have with the natural world. We achieve our aims by offering training courses, arranging informal (and fun!) meetings and sharing our reflections through stories, music, writing and art.
We offer direct experience of the natural environment to improve peoplesï¿½ quality of life and encourage responsible citizenship. Today the Centre is a haven for natural wildlife and we welcome over 5500 educational visitors annually.
Using the university’s wonderful Cruickshank Botanic Garden and fantastic Zoology Museum the centre aims to inspire everyone in the living environment.