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IOL South & Channel Islands

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Outdoor Learning in the South & Channel Islands

The Southern Region includes the beautiful coast, lakes, rivers, downs, open countryside, city centres and two National parks spread across the counties of Hampshire, West and East Sussex, Kent, Surrey, London, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire along with the Isle of Wight and Channel Islands. We have a great array of environments used by our members, from rural open spaces, dramatic coastlines, to open country and city centre provision. The region has a strong outdoor learning community with many centres and freelancers operating in the very diverse and active region.

The voluntary committee represents IOL in your region, get in touch with us. We wish to represent your views.

South & Channel Islands Regional Events

South & Channel Islands Regional News

Why streetwise city teens should hit the great outdoors

Why streetwise city teens should hit the great outdoors

Outdoor learning schemes such as DofE can help young people from difficult backgrounds to thrive, says Will Donaldson (of FetLor Youth Club in Edinburgh), for the TES,

George Monbiot on the 'Trespass Trap'

George Monbiot on the 'Trespass Trap'

In a piece in the Guardian George Mombiot says, "A government consultation being framed as a crackdown on travelling people is an assault on all citizens’ freedoms"

Equality our commitment - Sport England

Equality our commitment - Sport England

"...out of 650 Board members across the sector, just 6 are from black, Asian or minority ethnic backgrounds. That’s worse than any other industry that I know."


Reconnecting with nature 'triggers' eco-actions

Reconnecting with nature 'triggers' eco-actions

People who have access to nature or urban green spaces are much more likely to behave in environmentally friendly ways, a study suggests.


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South Committee

Chair  -  James Dyer - Email James

Secretary - Martin Robinson

Treasurer -  TBC

Committee: Sam Kendall, Mike King, Gary Palmer, Chris Rinaldi, Denea Wright


Go to the South & Channel Islands Facebook page for pictures, videos, reports and updates.


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