As we delve into the Sensing Nature data, technology is emerging as a key factor in facilitating inclusive experiences with the natural world. Sarah Bell explains how.
What does it take to make the most of a multi-sensory nature experience? We hear about a recent visit to RSPB Titchwell from one of our workshop participants.
Julian Jackson will traverse the length of Great Britain this spring, hiking over 1000 miles to raise awareness of visual impairment. Find out how you can support the Big Blind Walk...
Spending time in nature could help children with visual impairments develop important skills. Sarah Bell introduces Moorvision, a charity aiming to support these kinds of opportunities.
Cold water swimmer, Susan Harrod, shares a poem about paddle boarding as we delve into creativity, imagination and nature.
As we approach Christmas 2017, Sarah Bell reflects on a busy but fantastic year for Sensing Nature.
How can partially sighted people use pictures and art to learn about nature? Living Paintings is an organisation trying to do just that...
We recently held a workshop to explore how to create more inclusive multisensory nature experiences. Here are some insights...
We recently held an interactive workshop at the Annual Visionary Conference, providing a great opportunity to share some of Sensing Nautre's early findings.
Sarah Bell and Jane Stoneham introduce the Sensory Trust, a charity which facilitates inclusive access to nature and the outdoors.
This week we have a guest blog by author, photographer and researcher, Tanvir Bush, as she sends herself out into the wilderness...
Do you like to move through nature at speed? Sport England’s Parkrun initiative is supporting people with sight impairments to do just that.
An exciting new project is hoping to provide inspiring experiences within the South West’s natural and cultural heritage.
What’s your definition of ‘nature’? For many, spending time near water is a central part of their interactions with the natural environment. Sarah Bell takes the plunge…
Today we have a guest news piece written by Judith Potts about one of the most common – but best kept – secrets about adjusting to loss of vision: a condition called Charles Bonnet Syndrome.
Research is all about people and data - but how does ‘data collection’ work? Sarah Bell talks through what it’s like to gather data from across the country for Sensing Nature.
The Woodland Trust have a new Charter for Trees, Woods and People, Sarah Bell finds out more.
Over the last couple of months, I’ve had great conversations with volunteers who run outdoor walks with people living with vision impairment. Here are some of their tips for promoting positive nature experiences.
This week we have a guest author, Joanna Grace, who talks through The Sensory Projects - multi-sensory experiences designed to help people understand each other despite their differences.
How do we measure wellbeing? Sarah Bell recently attended a meeting at the Royal Geographical Society to discuss.