Archive for the ‘EDUCATION’ Category

December 2013 – Preparing for Winter

Latest program now on line http://www.discovering-our-countryside.co.uk/2-december-2013-preparing-for-winter/

  • Livestock over Winter – Some animals are seasonal breeders only mating at certain times of year, like sheep in Autumn, others like pigs will breed all year round.
  • A special harvest is about to begin – Shows farmers harvesting some late crops then ploughing land for spring, also showing their skills off in a ploughing match. The harvesting of Christmas Trees is covered too.
  • Using Wildlife to help you celebrate Christmas. – Gives details of how to make a traditional Christmas Wreath decoration using foliage from the countryside.

Also coming after Christmas……

Digging for Education

Grow.4.Me.uk – follow our allotment to help you with growing in school

Autumn Farm visits have started at Wolds Weighton Farm

See the great photos and school comments

http://www.discovering-our-countryside.co.uk/autumn-farm-visits/

Making an insect Hotel

On the 11th October Pat Croft our Entomology project leader and Mandy Hewick went to help local children build their own insect Hotel. The children had a wonderful time building and learning more about the  insects that will inhabit the Hotel.

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STC sponsors Young Garden Competition at the Harrogate Flower Show

Engineers view of Food Waste

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