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  • Blog Post: Get outdoors and explore

    There are some fantastic initiatives and competitions to get children and young people outdoors and active, whilst getting involved with nature at the same time. One initiative we have worked with is the John Muir Award , an environmental award scheme focused on wild places. The award provides a progressive...
  • Blog Post: Outside spaces

    So you’ve got your classroom all sorted, you’ve labelled the drawers, dusted the books and changed your displays, but have you thought about the space outside your window? The grounds of schools can sometimes be damp and dismal places, with little reason for cheer. However, I know some...
  • Blog Post: RSPB Scotland’s “Christmas Tweats” goes down a storm

    Last week RSPB Scotland hosted “Christmas Tweats”, a well-attended CPD (continuous professional development) event at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. The event focused on how teachers and their classes can get school grounds wildlife-friendly ready for Christmas. Teachers enjoyed...
  • Blog Post: Give wildlife a tree-mendous boost!

    Have you planned any tree-planting for National Tree Week which runs from 26 November to 4 December? If you have planned something, tell us about it! We'd love to hear about what you'll be doing! If you haven't thought about it, then I urge you to think about how you could get involved at...
  • Blog Post: Feed the Birds Day recipes

    Are you prepared for feed the birds day ? Have you made any bird cakes with your children? It's not too late if you haven't - we received this recipe from one of our young people who is taking part in the Wildlife Action Awards which you could use: Nutty Cupcakes Recipe One box of animal...
  • Blog Post: Go for gold

    As nature and wildlife prepares itself for winter, families all over the country want to do their bit to help too. Thousands have already discovered ways to do this by taking part in the RSPB Wildlife Action Awards. Can you answer ‘yes’ to all the following? If so, you have already qualified...