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Learning outdoors together
Outdoor & Woodland Learning Scotland - increasing opportunities for learning outdoors

OWL Scotland is dedicated to increasing the use of Scotland's outdoor environments for learning.

Learning outdoors, be in in playgrounds, towns, cities, parks or our stunning natural environments, actively engages young people and connects their broader learning with the world around them.

OWL Scotland is supported by Forestry Commission Scotland and evolved out of the Forest Education Initiative (FEI) which has run successfully for over 20 years.

Nationally OWL Scotland supports outdoor and woodland learning for local OWL groups through provision of :

  • grants
  • resources
  • advice
  • training
  • networking opportunities