Cumbernauld Living Landscape

Projects

 

The importance of wildlife monitoring

This month saw a bit of a change with the Sunday Nature Ninja Volunteers, instead of having a good old rummage in the woodlands for litter or fixing paths the Ninjas were learning about wildlife recording. At first everyone was very keen and then a bit later, someone commented that they were finding it boring!  Paul and Louise got them geared up for some environmental art and you can see their brilliant creations on our Facebook page. … read more

Living Windows - Natural Connections

Members of the community catching up with the activities of the young people of Cumbernauld and their work to improve local greenspace sites

 

Celebrating Living Landscapes at Gardening Scotland

The Gardening Scotland Living Landscape team

Last weekend Cumbernauld Living Landscape along with the Edinburgh and Coigach-Assynt Living Landscapes had the pleasure of hosting several stalls at Gardening Scotland at the Ingliston Royal Highland Centre.  We were situated in the Living Garden exhibit alongside the wonderful One Planet Picnic Pocket Gardens designed and built by Eco School students throughout Scotland. … read more

Day 6 #30DaysWild

Day 6 #30DaysWild - found a tiny birds nest and looked up to find another in it's place #buildbetter

 

Day 2 0f #30DaysWild

Day 2 #30DaysWild - smelling the flowers in Cumbernauld

 

Natural Connections - Planting for the community

The Conservation Volunteers - protecting the trees from deer

Very excited to tell you that last Thursday the Tesco, Bags Of Help project at St Maurice’s Pond began.  The Cumbernauld Living Landscape has contracted The Conservation Volunteers to come out to plant the small community orchard and to improve the boardwalk that take you across the pond. … read more

Natural Connections - Changing Places, Changing Lives

Last Friday the Cumbernauld Living Landscape together with staff and students from St Maurice’s High School accepted a cheque for £10,000 from Tesco’s Bags of Help, supported by greenspace scotland.  … read more

Programme leaders

Scottish Wildlife Trust   North Lanarkshire Council   Forestry Commission   Central Scotland Green Network  North Lanarkshire Council