OPAL Environmental Education Conference 2012

Friday 10 February 2012, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham

Ideas and creative approaches for environmental education

Hosted by OPAL staff in the Midlands, this free one-day conference gave everyone interested in environmental education the opportunity to share ideas and build partnerships.

The day included talks and workshops on areas such as introducing compulsory science fieldwork to the school curriculum, using theatre and role-play to engage young people, and how to run a BioBlitz.


Download resources and handouts from the day

Drama workshop

Story telling (PDF, 56KB)


Mammals workshop

Build a mammal (PDF, 250KB)

Mammal games (PDF, 200KB)


BioBlitz workshop

Guide to running a BioBlitz (PDF, 463KB)

BioBlitz presentation (PPT, 4.6MB)

BioBlitz activity ideas (PDF, 30KB)


GPS workshop

Geocaching (PDF, 375KB)

Geocaching resources (PDF, 238KB)

Geolocated audio tours (PDF, 280KB)

Audio tours resources (PDF, 246KB)



Minibeast workshop

Making pooters (PDF, 500KB)

Resources (PDF, 185KB)