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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The past month may have come and gone in the blink of an eye, but it has definitely been one to remember. The highlight of the month was visiting Oxford University Natural History Museum (OUNHM), who kindly hosted me for … Continue reading
Crossing my fingers all week for a dry morning obviously paid off and we had sunshine and blue skies for our litter pick yesterday morning! The primary 5 class at St Mary’s Primary, Coatbridge, had told me that there was a … Continue reading
Just thought I’d start with a nice shot of Lough Erne to grab your attention but now that I’ve got it lets get to the point. One of the difficulties of working in conservation is that you often have … Continue reading
The third in a 10 part occasional series continuing with… The friendliness of the local people. So you’re off to buy some groceries. Firstly, you’re cut off in the supermarket car park by a lout in a Ford … Continue reading
They say time flies when you are having fun and I most certainly agree! As we head towards Spring I can hardly believe what I have achieved and the opportunities I have already come across in my traineeship. I have … Continue reading
As the saying goes, time flies when you submerse yourself head first into a new job and company! I’ve been at the Cumbernauld Living Landscape for just under two months and it has already been a varied, challenging and confusing … Continue reading
So for all of February we have been at Easter Inch Moss in Seafield West Lothian. This is a BIG project but over the past month we have made great progress. Effective use of time has been the name of … Continue reading
Each month we are promoting a new citizen science app. Apps are a great way to get to learn about a new Citizen Science project, record your findings and send them off to become part of a bigger project. We are … Continue reading
Part of our Scotland Counts project is to support the engagement of a wide audience in Citizen Science. We believe it is a great way to improve scientific understanding and evidence, at the same time as engaging people in their … Continue reading
Hello one and all and welcome to a brief update about our goings on from the month’s goings on at the Tree Life Centre! Due to being away for a period of the month I’ve not taken any pictures (sorry!) … Continue reading