All posts by Sue Dampney

bgen Virtual Coffee Mornings

Our Virtual Coffee Mornings will continue monthly through the winter - a chance to talk to like minded plant educators and share experiences in an informal setting (coffee mug in hand a must!).

  • Thursday 21st January
  • Thursday 25th February
  • Thursday 25th March

Further dates will be posted direct to bgen members. If you would like to get involved, bgen Membership is a cost-effective way of … Continue Reading ››

Consultation on England Tree Strategy

Have your say on the future of England’s trees and woodland. Government is asking everyone from professionals, organisations, and members of the public to give their views on the creation and management of the country's trees, woodlands and forests.

The government is asking for views on:
•    how to expand, protect and improve our public and private trees and woodlands,
•    how best to further connect people to nature, 
•    the most effective way in … Continue Reading ››

Can the “My Primary School is at the Museum” (MPSM) model help museums, cultural, natural settings and schools to recover from Covid-19?

As the UK begins the slow process of recovery from the Covid-19 crisis, one of the greatest problems is managing the return of children to school in a period of continued social distancing. It’s a vital issue – for children’s educational attainment, for social development, for parents returning to work and for the economy as a whole.

Is there a role for museums, galleries, cultural and natural settings in helping to resolve this crisis? … Continue Reading ››