Cumbernauld Living Landscape

Volunteering

 

Springfling at Palacerigg Country Park

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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National Lottery boost for Natural Connections project

NC_St Maurice's Pond_StM 4E_INNS removal_20151005 (1) 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

The future of sustainability – Abronhill Primary School pupils win top award

Abronhill Primary School Jewson Sustainability 2015 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

Natural Connections - Thanks to backroom team

Cumbernauld's finest with #VampireSquirrel - Looks like Sandy may have bitten more than he could chew!

The beautiful Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Cumbernauld Glen, was the showcase for our first ever Halloween night nearly three weeks ago now. Seeing how much effort it took to plan, organise and deliver got me thinking about all the work in the background that also helped it become such a success.  Little is thought about the background works, they fade into comparison of the fun had but without them, quite simply, the event would not have been able to take place. … read more

Sunday sessions volunteers needed

20151004_NC Sunday Volunteers_Ravenswood LNR (21) The Natural Connections project has set up a regular Sunday group and is looking for new volunteers. The group meets on the first Sunday of every month to carry out practical conservation tasks at St Maurices Pond, Cumbernauld Glen and Ravenswood Local Nature Reserve.  These activities are open to all and no previous experience is required as training will be provided. … read more

Natural Connections - Volunteer day at Ravenswood LNR

Rhodedenderon Ravenswood Local Nature Reserve is a cracking we jewel in Cumbernauld.  Over the past couple of weeks I have been taking organisations out on site visits to see how we can raise the awareness of the community and encourage them to use the spot. I have had many comments from the people in these organisations, remarking how wonderful a place it is and rightly so, Ravenswood LNR is a fabulous mosaic of habitats with a great range of wildlife.  It does have a problem though – Invasive Non-Native Species! … read more

Programme leaders

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