Cumbernauld Living Landscape

Wildlife

 

Here Be Dragons

Last week was National Dragonfly Week and it’s the perfect time of year to go looking for these amazing insects.

Dragonflies – and their close relatives damselflies – are incredible creatures. The ancestors of our modern dragonflies evolved before dinosaurs walked the Earth, some 300 million years ago. However, they were much bigger then, with wingspans of up to two feet!  … read more

Natural Connections - Cumbernauld's Going Wild

 

Last Saturday we had a fantastic day ‘Going Wild’ at St Maurice’s Pond to help celebrate National Meadow’s Day. 

The weather held dry for us and lots of families came along and helped us to have fun exploring the flowers and pollinators on the site.  … read more

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

Read on to find out more … read more

Action Earth Grants Available

 

 

The Action Earth 2016 Grant Programme is now taking applications from groups of volunteers preparing to work on environmental and biodiversity projects from April 2016 onwards. … 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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