Consultancy

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If you are seeking input into your education project we may be able to help you. With demonstrable creative and practical abilities, Siren has over 10 years experience of designing and delivering environmental education projects. You may need an entire project developed, fund-raised for and delivered, or simply some inspirational discussions or ideas. Either way, we are very flexible in the way we work, keen to develop and expand our portfolio and enthusiastic to help you.

Who we work with

Conservation and animal welfare organisations, academic departments, ethical thinktanks, schools, children’s centres, overseas charities including those on low budgets, others charities with complementary aims such as sustainable development and human well-being.

What we do

  • Write interpretation materials and educational resources including books and trails
  • Generate ideas and work with your team to inspire new thinking
  • Commission artwork and work with illustrators
  • Design and produce pamphlets and posters
  • Make educational and promotional films, videos and audio
  • Develop educational materials linked to national curricula and exam board specifications
  • Design education centres and develop education programs
  • Evaluate environmental education programs

Case studies

Croudace Housing: This leaflet (pdf, opens in new window) was written and designed for a new housing development in Hampshire.

Siren worked with wildlife artist Laura Lydia Burtscher to create the illustrations

Siren worked with wildlife artist Laura Lydia Burtscher to create the illustrations

Siren worked with developer Croudace to produce and distribute a leaflet for new homeowners to encourage wildlife into their gardens. Gardens can be significantly more biodiverse than farmland, as long as the homeowner encourages wildlife by creating a diversity of habitat types in their garden. Birds, mammals, amphibians, and of course plants can all be encouraged. Even reptiles such as grass snakes can slither into the garden and warm themselves up on a pile of grass cuttings given the right encouragement. This leaflet was designed to show homeowners how they can make their garden home to many wild creatures.

 

Children’s Centre Winter Welly Walks

children's collageNancy created and delivered activities during a series of excursions for 2-4 year olds and their parents for the Earth Trust’s Connecting Naturally project. The project works with children’s centres in Oxfordshire. The activities, offered at Florence Park Childrens Centre, were themed around the senses and aim to encourage parents let their children interact with and experience the natural environment. The natural environment is “the natural environment” where young humans learn to use words to describe their experience of the world and start to co-operate in playing, building and making. Download the activities here (pdf, new window).

“You are very well organised and consistent in following through with things.”
Penny Fraser, UNAFAS Conservation Values Programme