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Last Reflections before the Natural Communities Showcase Event

Last Reflections before the Natural Communities Showcase Event

Natural Communities trainee Heather Parris offers the last in our series of reflections on a year in the Natural Communities programme leading up to showcase event next week. Have a read of Heather’s blog to find out more about a … Continue reading

Spare square metre for the bees? Bees ‘n Beans Citizen Science Project

Spare square metre for the bees? Bees 'n Beans Citizen Science Project

We are always on the look out for new ideas to get our staff, volunteers and the wider public involved in citizen science.  So here’s a great little project from the Bees ‘n Beans Citizen Science project – why not … Continue reading

Ami’s Amazing Blanket Unveiling at the Natural Communities Showcase!

Ami's Amazing Blanket Unveiling at the Natural Communities Showcase!

Natural Communities Trainee Ami Crozier has been reflecting on her brilliant environmental art engagement project.  If you want to see it’s grand unveiling you need to pick up one of the last few tickets for our FREE natural communities showcase … Continue reading

Lichens – the perfect Citizen Science for winter

Lichens - the perfect Citizen Science for winter

These dark, cold winter months may seem a bit lifeless but there are one set of species that still manage to triumph effortlessly throughout the winter: the lichens! Lichens are two organisms (algae and fungus) living together in a symbiotic … Continue reading

University staff tackle prickly problem

University staff tackle prickly problem

  Staff from The University of Glasgow are the latest to enjoy ‘employee action days’, organised by TCV and partner organisations. Thick gauntlets were essential equipment for the University group as they cleared gorse bushes from Knocknairshill, overlooking Greenock and … Continue reading