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Time for a Bee Inspection!

Having just returned from a month travelling, I was concerned that the bees might have felt neglected whilst I was away. Had they survived the Winter? Could they have swarmed?

Share Your View and Thoughts

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The Jane Goodall Rose

Dear Roots & Shoots members, Stop the press! At last the Jane Goodall Rose is finally available in a very limited edition until May 1st 2012. Today the rose is ‘nude’, which means only roots and branches, but can flower the same year if you plant it early. Please note that the Rose is a Climbing Generosa, […]

Forest Activity Ideas

This activity is all about looking at forests and woodlands and understanding how they affect Animals, People and the Environment. The finalised activity will specifically designed as a ‘kick start’ for groups who are just starting out with Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots and would like to try a bit of everything the programme has […]

Eye on Earth Summit 2011

In December 2011 Dr. Jane Goodall and Tara Golshan our ED of  Education attended the Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi. The trip included successful school and university lectures and Roots & Shoots workshops with a pledge from the Government to establish R&S in the Middle East.  President Clinton himself thanked them for all […]

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Annual Awards 2011

As part of Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots programme, schools from across the UK were invited to Regent’s Park, London to take part in a prestigious Awards ceremony in the presence of Dr Jane Goodall. The event took place at the Zoological Society of London’s headquarters – a charity devoted to the worldwide conservation of animals […]

Newsletter – Autumn 2011

Dear Roots & Shoots members, Where has this year gone? I cannot believe how quickly time has passed – and yes it goes with the old age saying Time Flies When You’re Having Fun. And fun we have had, here at Roots & Shoots. From reminding ourselves of the importance of living in Peace with […]

Jane Goodall Rose Planting

Jane Goodall is excited. “Have you heard?” she says, as we eat lunch in the restaurant at Compton Acres in Poole. “We’ve been shortlisted for an Oscar!” She is referring to the film about her life, Jane’s Journey, which had its UK premiere at Bournemouth University.  The scientist, conservationist and UN International Messenger of Peace, […]