Cumbernauld Living Landscape

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STOP THE PRESS!!!! New Mascot in town

Have you heard the news?

We have been in cahoots with a local celebrity, the star of Cumbernauld Greenspaces your local pine marten!

Your shy and elusive pine marten Milish with Lily, Primary 6

  We asked her if she would like to support us at high falooting events such as our local gala days, schools and project launches.  Our friendly pine marten agreed on under one condition - we had to find a name for her!  We asked local school children to come up with a name that would reflect who she is and and here is the result. … read more

We need your votes! Bags of Help to improve St Maurice’s Pond

St Maurices Pond

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

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

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

Community Growth Area - growing the green network

GNG cover Scotland has some of the best planning policy in Europe and the Cumbernauld Living Landscape wants to ensure it is delivered in the town's Community Growth  Areas (CGAs). Cumbernauld is expanding and with this change comes the opportunity to put policy into practice and ensure sustainable growth.  … read more

Natural Connections - Progress update

NC_St Maurice's 4E INNS removal (1) Over the past few months the Natural Connections project has been working with 4th year high school students to raise their awareness and understanding of their Natural Heritage. Through practical sessions it is building their confidence and will give them transferable skills for future employment. This year 45 students from two local high schools, St Maurice’s and Greenfaulds, are participating. Next year a further two schools will will take part. … read more

Programme leaders

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