Some useful resources and places to go for all things outdoor skill related.
Training and Resources
Facilitating Participatory Workshops – A great online resource for all facilitators.
Sail Boat Project – Kayak Training.
Scottish Activist Legal Project – Non profit legal information collective.
Disco Daves Tunnel Guide – A pretty indepth guide to tunnelling with some 90s protest photos thrown in for good measure.
Schnews DIY Guide – A whole page of how-to guides from Schnews.
The Animated Knots Guide – A great website with loads of knots for you to learn.
Seeds For Change – Training and Resources.
Activist Security – Some good information written by UK activists on practical activist security.
DIY Edinburgh – Workshops, skillshares and community projects in and around Edinburgh.
Tripod – Training for creative social action.
News and Information
Coal Action Scotland – News, views and actions from communities and campaigns against new coal.
Earth First UK – Direct Action reports from throughout the UK.
Indymedia UK – Alternative media coverage of important social and political issues throughout the UK.
Eco Action – Ecological Direct Action.
Indymedia Scotland – Alt. media coverage througout Scotland.
Coal Action Network – A great resource for maps of coal infastructure in the UK.
Protest Sites and Campaigns
Talamh Housing Cooperative -The location for the skillshare and a great place for wwoofing.
Bilston Glen – An anti bypass protest site on the outskirts of Edinburgh.
Titnore Woods – Fighting Tesco and housing development destroying ancient woodland since May 2006.
Defend Huntington Lane – A protest site fighting against a proposed UK Coal opencast in Shropshire.
Rossport Solidarity Camp – Supporting Shell to Sea in resisting the Corrib gas pipeline and refinery.
Saving Iceland – Campaigning against heavy industry in Iceland.