All posts by Kate Measures

Dark Sky Discovery, 2011-2013

The night sky has an extraordinary appeal for a wide diversity of people.  It enthrals children and grandparents, men and women.  It inspires poetry and science. Perhaps for these reasons, cultures across the world and throughout history have attached huge significance to the night sky.  It therefore provides rich opportunities to inspire and engage people from diverse communities about their environment and their place within it.

Dark Sky Discovery is a national project for England, funded by Natural England, through … Continue Reading ››

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh: Certificate in Practical Horticulture

rbge_1The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) created the Certificate in Practical Horticulture to give people hands-on training in horticultural techniques. In 2006 the education team at RBGE decided to develop a new training programme covering essential skills for horticulture. They wanted to give amateur and professional horticulturalists of all ages the opportunity to develop their practical skills … Continue Reading ››