Nature Ninjas taking part in conservation work in Cumbernauld burn nearly double the number of active calories compared to a day spent at an office desk.
The Cumbernauld Living Landscape Nature Ninjas volunteer on the first Sunday of every month to help improve three green spaces in Cumbernauld, St Maurice’s Pond, Ravenswood Local Nature Reserve and Cumbernauld Glen Wildlife Reserve.
These volunteers are wearing activity trackers on their wrists to record the amount of steps taken and calories used during work on nature reserves and at public events. Data from the devices revealed that they burn around 1,500 calories and walk an average distance of ten kilometres (six miles) during conservation work, roughly double the amount of active calories used in a normal day at the office. … read more
Do you have a passion for nature and love to communicate with young people?
Are you looking to begin a career in conservation or environmental education?
We need your help with our Natural Connections project to engage young people in Cumbernauld! … read more
Feeling sheepish after all that chocolate?, Looking for something to do this Easter Monday?
Join us at the Springfling at Palacerigg Country Park
Monday 28th March
12pm - 4pm
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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