The internet has a wealth of resources to support learning and we have listed below some of our favourite links and information.
- FC tree name trail - A key to common trees found in Britain
- Climate change pack - an excellent classroom resource for upper key stage 2 and key stage 3 and 4 students as well as teachers
- Blue trail question sheet – self led activity around 1.5 miles of waymarked forest trail. Get the Answer sheet as well.
- Information and resources relating to forests and climate change
Save our Squirrels - Save our Squirrels is committed to saving Northern English red squirrels from local extinction through habitat management and public education.
Bassenthwaite Reflections -Bassenthwaite Reflections was a Heritage Lottery funded programme of 22 exciting and varied projects which ran from 2007-2011. Through these projects the whole community was engaged in getting to know and understand the Bassenthwaite landscape, with a view to changing those things that are damaging the lake.
- Eco schools - Work towards reducing the environmental impact of the school. Three levels of award.
- John Muir Award - The John Muir Award is an environmental award scheme focused on wild places. It encourages awareness and responsibility for the natural environment, in a spirit of fun, adventure and exploration.
- Learning Outside the Classroom – quality badge for providers of learning outside the classroom
- Education 21 - This partnership exists to support schools with those aspects of learning related to the environment, global learning and sustainability. Its name reflects the outcome of the 1992 Rio Summit, where Local Agenda Item 21 committed all governments to the cause of improving our understanding of global and environmental issues.
- Nature Detectives –Lots of great downloadable resources, along with Springwatch and Autumnwatch information for children.
- Forest Education Initiative – Learning resources about trees, forests and forest products.