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Featured Project – The Hedgehog Friendly Town – Kyra and Sophie

Raising awareness is challenging and takes time, but for these two 14 years old girls nothing stands in their way! Their love for hedgehogs has inspired so many and have saved the lives of hundreds of these adorable spiky creatures! This is how Kyra and Sophie turned their town hedgehog friendly: –  We each set […]

Featured Individual: Amelia Litherland

Our 2019 Most Outstanding Individual Award Winner. Amelia Litherland has been an animal lover since she was young, saving any injured or distressed wildlife. Even feeding an injured magpie at school, when no sanctuary would take it. She eventually found one and persuaded a teacher to drive over 20 miles to help it! She has […]

Joining our new partner, Montessori, at the Chelsea Flower Show

The largest representative of Montessori education in the UK, Montessori St Nicholas has teamed up with designer Jody Lidgard, to create a Space to Grow show-garden at the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The design of the Montessori Centenary Childrens’ Garden is intended to act as a metaphor for the emphasis Montessori schools give to placing […]

Roseacres Primary School’s amazing bake sale sponsors tree planting in Burundi

Roseacres Primary School held a bake sale on the 12thMarch to raise money for adopting chimpanzees and planting trees in Burundi. After learning about Dr Jane Goodall and the work she does for chimpanzees, the children in Year 3 – 5 decided that they wanted to raise money for them and chose to organise a […]

What causes wildfires?

Intense heat and bright hot flames that consume everything in their path; trees, grass, forests, houses – everything! Wildfires are an awesome and terrifying phenomenon, but what causes them, what can we do to avoid them and what is their impact on the environment? Get crafty and raise money for a good cause What causes […]

Dr Jane’s 85th Birthday!

To honour Dr Jane Goodall, the City of Los Angeles declared her 85th birthday, April 3, 2019, to be “Dr. Jane Goodall Day” and hosted a ceremony where the conservation icon talked about many things including her connection to the city. Her birthday was capped by a dinner gathering hosted by her friend, actor and […]

Brilliant books for young environment champions

Looking for some reading to inspire, inform and engage young environment champions? Look no further! We’ve selected some of our favourite books for children and young people on a range of subjects from climate change to conservation and everything in between. Jane Goodall: an extraordinary life Get involved in the Roots & Shoots Twinning Programme […]

Join us for SKYPE In the Classroom for a live chat with Dr. Jane!

Hello Roots & Shoots Friends! We’re excited to partner with @SkypeClassroom for TWO FREE LIVE broadcasts with our very own Dr. Jane! Following the broadcast, Dr. Jane will be available to take viewer’s questions via Skype! (More information about submitting questions can be found by visiting the event page linked below! Join us for a […]