Lestari brings together expertise from a wide range of partners. Read about our current projects below.

Current Projects

Exploring Social and Cultural Values of Trees Outside of Woodland

Lestari are working together with Forest Research to explore the range of cultural and social values of Trees Outside of Woodland through the lens of the arts and humanities.

Noticing The Future

A supported space for young people to explore, own and evaluate self-initiated and creative responses to the current ecological and climate emergencies. 

Art and Agency

Working in partnership with a group of creative practitioners in Exeter, and alongside Art and Energy, we are exploring arts based responses to eco-anxiety. 

Planetary Community Engagement Plan

Lestari are working with Planetary Technologies to develop a community engagement plan at the Ocean Alkalinity Enhancement research trial site at St Ives, Cornwall. 

GW4 Changing Landscape Values 

A GW4 consortium project aimed at creating new ways to understand landscape change through historical and anticipatory perspectives. 

Ernest Cook Trust: Outdoor Weeks of Learning Storytelling Evaluation

Co-designing robust and applicable qualitative evaluation approaches for use during residential outdoor learning programmes.

Project Vesta: Social Science Framework

Supporting an innovative coastal carbon capture project with social science methods and best practice.

Future 17 International Module

Developing learning resources to support an international initiative to bring HE students together using deisgn thinking.

Completed Projects 2017-2022

Education at a Time of Emergency

A new ESRC funded partnership bringing together regional and national environmental education organisations to explore how best to update education responses to the climate and ecological emergency.

Discovery Sessions for Higher Education

Lestari offers a range of outdoor sessions for Higher Education students, focusing on environment, education and conservation.