The Cumbernauld Living Landscape is delivering projects across the area and here is a section of our current flagship projects.

Creating Natural Connections

What is Creating Natural Connections? Creating Natural Connections project is a four-year initiative that aims to make the town’s woods, parks and open spaces better for wildlife and people with the support of National Lottery players. Project aims: Create a community network that connects more people to nature and gives a wider range of people the capacity to benefit from and improve Cumbernauld’s greenspaces Improving the quality of Cumbernauld’s greenspaces for people and wildlife Project development Having built up a strong local knowledge base and piloted community engagement models, the Scottish Wildlife Trust and its partners are now ready to

Wild Ways Well

Spending time with nature improves wellbeing The Wild Ways Well project aims to demonstrate what most of us already know instinctively. Spending time outdoors, amongst nature, makes people feel better about themselves and their lives. In partnership with The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) Cumbernauld Living Landscape are using an internationally recognised wellbeing framework called the Five Ways to Wellbeing and adapting it for the outdoors. Wild Ways Well aims to get people suffering from, or at risk of, poor mental health out into the greenspaces of Cumbernauld. Whilst out amongst the trees, parks and reserves participants get a chance to slow

Green Routes

Green routes feasibility project Cumbernauld Green Routes is part of the Cumbernauld Living Landscape program. It is looking to transform the centre of Cumbernauld and its links to surrounding communities by creating green routes which are accessible, safe and enjoyable. The feasibility project is investigating at the quality of the existing routes and how they could be improved for people and wildlife.The project is being delivered through the generous support of the SUSTRANS Community Links Fund, Central Scotland Green Network, North Lanarkshire Council, Glasgow and Clyde Valley Green Network and the Scottish Wildlife Trust. Our research so far To find

Engaging Communities

Over the past two and a half years we have worked with local schools and communities to improve three important wildlife sites in the Cumbernauld Living Landscape.  The improvements to the sites were driven by the towns young people from local high schools who also inspired local residents to volunteer their time to improve the areas for people and wildlife. This project utilised Scottish Wildlife Trust and North Lanarkshire Council sites and was only be achieved by the generous support of the Heritage Lottery Fund. It has giving young people the opportunity and skills to improve their environment, their confidence