All posts by Sue Dampney

Engaging Teenagers and Young Adults in the Outdoors

Tried and tested techniques to engage 13-25 year olds

Friday 27th March 2020, University of Bristol Botanic Garden

The physical and psychological benefits of spending time outdoors are well researched and for teenagers this can affect not only their academic performance, but prepare them for adulthood.

Peek into the inner workings of the adolescent brain to begin to understand why this is the hardest … Continue Reading ››

Online Plant Profile Project Lead: Royal Horticultural Society

  • Horticultural Information & Advice/ RHS Science
  • Location: Wisley, Surrey with some home working
  • Contract: 37.5 hours per week, fixed term for 2 years
  • Salary: £30,915 per annum
  • Closing date: 21st February 2020

The RHS Horticultural Information & Advice team has an exciting new opportunity available for an individual with a passion for garden plants and sharing information online.

Working closely … Continue Reading ››

Invigorating Interpretation – new ideas for engaging your audience

Thursday 23rd April 2020 at Paignton Zoo

A day of exciting and inspirational interpretation!

We will be looking at the new interpretation strategy of the Wild Planet Trust with its themes of Love, Care, Protect and Together, before focusing on live interpretation in the form of presentations and biofact busking at Paignton with a storytelling workshop from the Eden Project storytelling team in the afternoon.

Be prepared to … Continue Reading ››