In over five decades of inspiring people and improving places, The Conservation Volunteers has consistently supported people working locally to improve their environment and their life chances, and created resilience in the most vulnerable communities.
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It has been unseasonably warm lately, the mornings starting misty and still, with the sun breaking through around mid day. This led to some wonderful views for the Paisley South Green Gym at Gleniffer Braes on Wednesday. The dew had … Continue reading
Interesting wildlife to look out for in October Citizen Science is all about getting out and about, noticing, learning about and recording the wildlife that you see – so a couple of things to get looking for when you are … Continue reading
Looking to get involved with Citizen Science? Or just looking to learn more about our natural world? Here are some handy videos to help you learn more about nature, record wildlife and contribute to citizen science. By getting involved and … Continue reading
The Get Learning section of Scotland’s Environment Web can help learners and practitioners with maps, data, resources and useful links – all of which have been carefully matched with Curriculum for Excellence levels and National Qualifications. Information is organised within … Continue reading
10 ways allotment life is better than ordinary life The final in a 10 part series concluding with… 10. A micro community where everybody knows your name… Whilst you try and fail to get the Cheers theme tune out of … Continue reading
So I must admit this event was in the middle of August but I thought I would save it for a rainy day. Seeing as the warm weather is leaving us and the event itself reminds me of warmth i thought I … Continue reading
Our ever enthusiastic Stirling mid week volunteers have been helping tackle the invasive species; Rhododendron ponticum, at Muiravonside Country Park These plants are similar to the Rhododendrons we all love in our garden except these particular plants are very invasive. … Continue reading
Hello one and all and welcome to the final blog of summer (well meteorologically speaking at least!) 2015. Apologies for the lack of photos this month I’m having a few technical issues uploading them! As with the previous blogs from the … Continue reading
Philosophers more grave than wise Hunt science down in Butterflies; Or fondly poring on a Spider Stretch human contemplation wider; Fossiles give joy to Galen’s soul, He digs for knowledge, like a Mole; In shells so learn’d, that all agree … Continue reading
Heartfelt thanks to all who joined us for our first anniversary celebration on 2nd September and made it a really enjoyable event. A shortened work session was followed by snacks and cake, as well as a brief ceremony, during which … Continue reading