Next time you are in Tesco think of St Maurice's pond and cast your vote to help us improve the area. As part of the Natural Connection project the Scottish Wildlife Trust has been working with St Maurice’s High School to raise awareness of St Maurice’s Pond and encourage local young people to make the improvements. The pupils have already made a start … read more
This summer Urban Designer and Landscape Architect Marion Profit completed an internship with the Scottish Wildlife Trust as part of the Cumbernauld Living Landscape partnership. Her interest was how buffer zones can protect sensitive sites as one of the key elements of green infrastructure. … read more
Looking for funding towards environmental improvements in your local area?
Greggs are distributing the money raised through the carrier bag tax to small groups and school who wish to improve their local environment.
You can find out more here - https://www.greggsfoundation.org.uk/large-environmental-grants
Grants range from £2500 to £10,000 and all projects must benefit the environment. … read more
The development of the Community Growth Areas south of Forest Road and around Palacerigg will see major change in South Cumbernauld. Make sure your views are heard at North Lanarkshire Council's consultation as it will set the agenda for new major developments in the area. … read more
The Cumbernauld Living Landscape has launched the Natural Connections project, which will work with local schools and communities to improve three important wildlife sites in Cumbernauld. St Maurice’s Pond, Ravenswood Local Nature Reserve and Cumbernauld Glen Wildlife Reserve all neighbour Cumbernauld’s high schools. … read more
Abronhill Primary School and Nursery Class have been commended for their environmental action by winning a national award. The schools nature garden and tree planting programme have helped improve Cumbernauld’s environment. Children have been busy working to enhance their playground, as well as a nearby Scottish Wildlife Trust reserve. Pupils spent hours weeding and planting bulbs and new trees. … read more