The Lanarkshire Countryside
Discover the countryside of Lanarkshire on your doorstep or on holiday
A vital conservation charity protecting Scotland's coast, wilderness, wildlife and countryside for the good of all. Funded largely by donations, membership is very affordable, comes with a raft of benefits and supports their work.
- Why are there so many spiders in autumn? 13th October 2020Regular guest blogger and wildlife photographer Daryl Smith shares some facts about the spiders in your home, and explains why you may have seen a lot more of them in … The post Why are there so many spiders in autumn? appeared first on Scottish Wildlife Trust.
- ‘Just’ a buzzard? 22nd August 2020This week, local photographer and regular guest blogger Daryl Smith takes a look at a bird we now often take for granted…the buzzard. No matter where you are in Scotland, … The post ‘Just’ a buzzard? appeared first on Scottish Wildlife Trust.
- Wildlife on the verge 9th August 2020Roadside verges have huge potential for sustaining wildlife – if managed correctly. So what can we do to help? Falls of Clyde ranger Patrick Endall takes a closer look. If … The post Wildlife on the verge appeared first on Scottish Wildlife Trust.
- Why every day should be mental health day 21st October 2020Saturday 10 October was designated World Mental Health Day, a subject that is very close to my heart. Every week Cumbernauld Living Landscape’s Wild Ways Well project runs sessions to help people experience the mental health benefits of nature. There are lots of theories why people benefit from being exposed to nature. Some think it […]
- We’re wild about bats! 14th October 2020We’ve been running some Bat Walks over the past few weeks and have loved telling people about these amazing creatures. Its been a great time of year to see them and Cumbernauld provides a fantastic habitat for them. Some of our walks have taken us down into Seafar Woods where the grassy clearings provide a […]
- Helping teachers take the classroom outdoors 7th October 2020It’s been a funny old week. It started with a public holiday that made me feel like I had lost a day somewhere, and included a bat walk spent owl watching as well as a training day with the wonderful teachers of Condorrat Primary School that had us in fits of giggles as we guesstimated […]