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  • Blog Post: Inspiring the next generation about nature

    All this week we’ve been celebrating the amazing milestone of 25,000 children in Scotland starting their own wild adventure in just two years through our partnership with Aldi. For our final day of marking this we have a blog from Katie Bogie, a Schools’ Outreach Volunteer in Edinburgh for...
  • Blog Post: An outstanding visit

    All this week we are celebrating the amazing milestone of 25,000 children in Scotland starting their own wild adventure in just two years through our partnership with Aldi. Here Sally Nicholson, a Schools’ Outreach Volunteer in Glasgow, tells us about one of her favourite Connections to Nature...
  • Blog Post: Why connections to nature are so important

    All this week we are celebrating the amazing milestone of 25,000 children in Scotland starting their own wild adventure in just two years through our partnership with Aldi. In this blog from Rowan Cannell, a Schools’ Outreach Volunteer in Edinburgh, we hear about the experience children get from...
  • Blog Post: Exploring nature at Loch Leven

    All this week we are celebrating the amazing milestone of 25,000 children in Scotland starting their own wild adventure in just two years through our partnership with Aldi. Here Craig Leitch, Community Learning Officer at RSPB Scotland Loch Leven , fills us in on the success of the school visits to the...
  • Blog Post: Connecting children to nature in Glasgow

    All this week we are celebrating the amazing milestone of 25,000 children in Scotland starting their own wild adventure in just two years through our partnership with Aldi. Here Kevin Beck, a Schools’ Outreach Volunteer in Glasgow, tells us why he volunteers for the project and what makes it so...
  • Blog Post: Year of Young People: Plan-It Jam

    2018 is the Year of Young People in Scotland. Here Jasper Hamlet, our Youth and Families Officer, takes a look at some of the ways RSPB Scotland will be joining in with this including an exciting Plan-It Jam taking place next month. Year of Young People: Plan-It Jam Image: Paul Gault, Young...
  • Blog Post: Pagham Harbour becomes a living classroom

    RSPB Pagham Harbour is nestled just on the coastline below Chichester, West Sussex. Its coastal location, combined with wide open farmland, a maze of reedbed, saltmarsh and mudflats make it one of our most diverse nature reserves, but also one of Sussex best kept secrets. Miles of narrow winding trails...
  • Blog Post: Big Garden Birdwatch Feeder Events & Tips - George

    RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch is taking place at the end of the month! Sparrows, blackbirds, robins, how many will you spot in your green space? Half a million people took part last year and both Fairburn and St Aidan’s are hosting events to get you and your family prepared to welcome and record...
  • Blog Post: Poppy's first nature experiences - Phil

    From the moment my little girl was born, I just wanted to show her the world around us. I am well aware that without getting the next generation interested in nature and teaching them how to look after it, there may not be much left to see in the future. Wanting to get Poppy interested in wildlife...
  • Blog Post: Seamus Heaney gets his place in interactive school poetry programme

    Secondary school students are being given a unique opportunity to get out into the landscape that inspired poet Seamus Heaney in an innovative new education programme. The “My Place within the Landscape” programme has just been launched and features field trips to selected natural heritage...
  • Blog Post: Mayor takes first dip at RSPB Conwy

    Thousands of children will get closer to Conwy’s wildlife thanks to the reserve’s new wetland exploration area The Mayor and Mayoress of Conwy, Cllr Bill Chapman and Mrs Pat Chapman, joined children from a new Llandudno Junction school on 28 September to open an exciting new wetland...
  • Blog Post: Cairngorms Young Nature Presenter - Winner’s visit

    Fifteen year old Alex Bayley was last year’s winner of the Cairngorms Young Nature Presenter competition. Earlier this year he and his family took up his prize of wildlife holiday in the Cairngorms National Park. Here’s his account of this trip and the wildlife he saw. The search is now...
  • Blog Post: Red kites on the up in County Down

    GUEST BLOG by Alan Ferguson, Red Kite Project Officer at RSPB NI Next year will mark 10 years since the ground-breaking reintroduction of red kites in Northern Ireland. In 2008, RSPB NI, the Golden Eagle Trust and the Welsh Kite Trust began the ambitious project to bring these magnificent birds...
  • Blog Post: Teach your toddler to love the great outdoors at RSPB Pulborough Brooks.

    Starting on 13 June, ‘Little Wild Things’ is a new preschool nature group designed for children between 2 ½ and 5 years old. The sessions will provide a regular chance for families with younger children to meet some of the amazing creatures that live on the RSPB Pulborough Brooks reserve...
  • Blog Post: Cath's Schools on Reserves Blog - Update!

    Our Schools on Reserves season is now in full swing and everything is going really well. The hard work put in with training over the winter months has really paid off as the programmes are being delivered smoothly with plenty of attention being paid to learning objectives and of course having fun! Feedback...
  • Blog Post: Guest blog: Walk 4 Wildlife 2017

    Welcome to another guest blog! This blog is all about one of our amazing local schools, and their very special walk for wildlife... Take it away Hannah and Velda: Hello, Our names are Hannah and Velda, and we are part of the Learning Team here at Rainham Marshes. Here at Rainham Marshes...
  • Blog Post: My volunteering story - Arline

    As part of our #Volunteersweek celebrations, we wanted to share with you some of the stories from our very own RSPB volunteers. With almost 2000 volunteers helping in the South East alone, we can achieve much more for wildlife with their help than we ever could alone! Arline Bonsall gives us a unique...
  • Blog Post: My volunteering story - Julie

    As part of our #Volunteersweek celebrations, we wanted to share with you some of the stories from our very own RSPB volunteers. With almost 2000 volunteers helping in the South East alone, we can achieve much more for wildlife with their help than we ever could alone! "I’ve been volunteering...
  • Blog Post: A day in the life of a learning assistant volunteer

    It’s an exciting time at Fairburn. The air is filled with the sound of birds singing, and soon we’ll also be hearing the sound of excited school children coming to do their habitat investigations, pond dip and bug hunt. We have a range of programmes for school groups to choose from and the...
  • Blog Post: 25 years and counting

    25 years and counting The oldest Wildlife Explorers group in Scotland celebrated their 25 th anniversary at the end of January. Adam Ross, RSPB Scotland Membership and Engagement Officer, based in Aberdeen went along to the celebrations to find out more. Wildlife Explorer groups are part of...
  • Blog Post: Kids go wild for nature!

    Guest blog by Jess McVicar, RSPB NI Youth and Education Manager Finding stuff to do with small children over the weekend isn’t always easy. Last Saturday I was negotiating a scuffle over a particularly popular toy when I realised what I needed to do - something that keeps my two boys occupied...
  • Blog Post: Five ways to volunteer and help save nature in 2017

    Are you looking for a New Year’s resolution? Why not volunteer for RSPB Scotland? Here Bethan Jones, our Volunteering Project Officer, takes you through five ways you could get involved in our work across the country this year. Five ways to volunteer and help save nature in 2017 Looking...
  • Blog Post: A year in review...

    Leighton Moss is a special reserve for a number of reasons. With so much achieved and so much spotted over the last year, we take look at what 2016 has brought us... Sunrise over the reeds by Fran Currie. In February 2016 we officially opened our boardwalk. The boardwalk prevents visitors having...
  • Blog Post: New year, new opportunities!

    If you can spare a few hours to help, we are always grateful for volunteers! We offer plenty of practical conservation roles, but you will find a huge range of RSPB volunteering opportunities to choose from. By volunteering with us you could gain more than just a good feeling, you can learn a whole...
  • Blog Post: Meet Scotland's nature heroes

    Nature needs heroes; people to protect it, to defend it and to inspire others about it too. In Scotland we have some fantastic wildlife and we’re lucky enough to have some pretty amazing people out there conserving it as well. The most passionate and dedicated of these have just been recognised...