TCV Scotland blog

Hello from the new TCV Coastal Communities in the Inner Forth area!

Hello from the new TCV Coastal Communities in the Inner Forth area!

Hello there, I’m Rebecca, one of the new Discovering Nature Trainees for The Conservation Volunteers based in Stirling, part of the coastal communities project. Over the next year, I will be delivering citizen science and natural play projects within and … Continue reading

Craigmillar Castle Park 9th & 10th September 2014

For these two days we were back at Craigmillar Castle Park continuing our work on the path network and in the woodlands. We spent the majority of the first day scraping back vegetation that had grown over the path reducing … Continue reading

Sea Buchthorn removal at Aberlady 11/09/14

Today we were at Aberlady Bay removing Sea Buckthorn from the dune system. The Sea Buckthorn was originally planted in this area to stabilise the dunes with its fast growing and extensive root system. However due to it’s resistance to … Continue reading

School Green Gym begins at St Joachim’s Primary School

School Green Gym begins at St Joachim's Primary School

We are now three weeks into a new School Green Gym programme at St Joachims RC Primary School in Carmyle. Between now and Christmas we are running Green Gym sessions every week and every class will get the chance to … Continue reading

Harvest time at Linwood Community Garden

Harvest time at Linwood Community Garden

What a fantastic summer we’ve had! And the vegetables seem to think so too as we’ve harvested loads of lovely stuff from the Linwood Community Garden over the past month, with loads more to come. Let’s hope the sun keeps … Continue reading