Cumbernauld Living Landscape

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Night-time Window on Wildlife

Have you ever walked through some woodland and wondered what creatures might live there that we can’t see?  That use their superb senses and camouflage to hide from human eyes and come out only when no-one is around.

Ever looked out into the garden, or the street and wondered what wildlife visits in the night?  Maybe you’ve heard the scream of a fox, the hoot of an owl or the snuffling of a badger.

One way to find out is to throw a light switch or head out with a torch, but by doing so you might frighten off the animals you’d like to see, or at the very least change their behaviour hugely.  … read more

Otters caught on camera II

 

The North Lanarkshire Council, Countryside Rangers Service have been monitoring a current otter holt within North Lanarkshire with the aid of a fantastic high tec camera. As a partner of the Cumbernauld Living Landscape they have graciously shared their images with us, as a tantalising teaser of what we could achieve as Rangers have build another holt here in Cumbernauld!

Otters caught on camera

 

The North Lanarkshire Council, Countryside Rangers Service have been monitoring a current otter holt within North Lanarkshire with the aid of a fantastic high tec camera. As a partner of the Cumbernauld Living Landscape they have graciously shared their images with us, as a tantalising teaser of what we could achieve as Rangers have build another holt here in Cumbernauld!

  • 10th Mar 2015, by Ian Mackenzie, Project Development Manager
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Roads were not built for cars

 

The vision was wide, smooth paths adjacent to main roads but separated from the dangers of cars. Cumbernauld has miles and miles of paths through woodlands, glens and parks but there are now barriers to getting around that were not foreseen in the 1960's.

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