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Title: Teachers' and Pupils' Views on the Proposed Redevelopment of Lochwinnoch RSPB Centre & Reserve
Authors: Mannion, Greg
Fenwick, Ashley
Minty, Sarah
Contact Email: gbgm1@stir.ac.uk
Citation: Mannion G, Fenwick A & Minty S (2011) Teachers' and Pupils' Views on the Proposed Redevelopment of Lochwinnoch RSPB Centre & Reserve. Mannion G, Fenwick A, Minty S (ed.). The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.
Keywords: Environmental education
Outdoor learning
Conservation
Nature
Issue Date: 1-Jun-2011
Publisher: The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Abstract: The RSPB aims to enhance the firsthand experiences of wildlife for young people, encourage growth in young people’s membership, and build its contacts and work with schools (RSPB, 2007). In order to achieve its goals, the RSPB is cognisant of the role of nature reserves and the need to ensure that educational provisions support this work. The RSPB Lochwinnoch Reserve is a nature reserve and visitor centre located in Renfrewshire close to Glasgow, attracting about 35 thousand visitors per year. Facilities available for educational use include the visitor centre with classroom space, observation tower, nature trails and hides, shop, toilets, and an outdoor picnic area. Currently, the centre buildings are in need of substantial refurbishment. Before any redevelopment plans are finalised, this research, among other submissions, has been commissioned to determine what current and prospective use requirements might be, and how best to encourage better and greater educational use of the centre and reserve.
Type: Research Report
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/6797
Rights: Publisher allows this work to be made available in this repository. Published by University of Stirling and RSPB.
Affiliation: Teaching Qual for further Education
Initial Teacher Education
Education

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