Urban Gardening
Urban Garden

It's time for change.

We believe that everyone should be able to access the health and wellbeing benefits of the outdoors throughout their lives and that the natural world can benefit from more people valuing and caring for it.  We specialise in bringing new ways of working and thinking to our clients to make this belief a reality and enable the creation of a more equitable outdoors.

WHAT WE DO, WHO WE WORK WITH

Theory of Change Development  -  Equity Awareness Training  -  Project Design & Management

Consultation & Research  -  Outdoor Learning Strategy and Practice  -  Evaluation & Impact Measurement

Project
Management

Consultation & Research

Outdoor Learning
Strategy & Practice

Evaluation

 Training

We work with schools, youth groups, community partnerships, outdoor and adventure activity providers, charities, and other public and private sector organisations. 

Please don't hesitate to contact us to find out more.

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Gina McCabe

Director

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Over 20 years of experience driving health, wellbeing, inclusion and equality with a focus on outdoor and adventure learning and youth and community development.  Her career has spanned the public, private and charitable sector in the UK and internationally.  Gina thrives on innovative partnerships and an adventurous spirit for disrupting the accepted norm, putting social impact at the heart of everything.

She is the Project Lead and Founder of Place Schools Trust, Inclusion & Diversity Lead for the national Association of Heads of Outdoor Education Centres, a Whitehaven Harbour Commissioner, Adventure Director for a major USA Summer Camp, and volunteer coach for local community sea kayaking and mountain biking clubs.

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Dave Harvey
Partner

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An outdoor learning specialist for 30 years, both as a qualified teacher and practitioner and in multiple senior leadership roles, most recently for the Brathay Trust.  He is a passionate advocate for the benefits of outdoor learning, designing and delivering countless coaching, accreditation and training opportunities that support organisation and practitioner development.

Dave is a founding member of Place Schools Trust.  He is currently studying for a PhD at the University of Cumbria looking into the application of ecosystem approaches that promote and support more equitable access to outdoor learning opportunities. 

 

Dave has been the National Chair of the Association of Heads of Outdoor Education Centres, is a regular contributor to Horizons Journal and is a current Primary School Governor.  

The Team

Our Current Partners

To deliver exceptional service to our clients, and to truly work towards a more equitable outdoors, we often work with other partners.

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An open invitation

 The best projects come from exciting and ambitious partnerships.  Change happens when we collaborate.  So, if you like the sound of who we are please get in touch to explore how we can work together.