Posts Categorized: Featured

Nov
18
2015

Festival success

The EAFS Unicorn, by EAFS recharge team and created by Jan Hogarth, became a mascot for EAFS event at Morton Castle. The Unicorn, an ancient symbol of transformation, provided an engaging spectacle connecting hope with reality. Environmental art is one of many ways we can make connections and inspire a… Read more »

Nov
03
2015

Dyfi Biosphere visit

A group from Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere and DGERC (Dumfries and Galloway Environmwntal Resources Centre) recently visited the Dyfi Biosphere to attend an event on the COBWEB (Citizen OBservatory WEB) project. This is an EU funded project led by Chris Higgins of Edinburgh University, with the aim of creating a… Read more »

Dec
08
2014

Biosphere Charter

A Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere Charter has been developed to identify the values and principles of the Biosphere. By signing up to these 6 simple principles organisations, communities and businesses can demonstrate their support as well as help to increase awareness and recognition of the Biosphere. The six principles… Read more »

Dec
08
2014

Climate Ready Biosphere

Adapting for climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere for many generations. With this in mind the ‘Climate Ready Biosphere’ project is being run by Adaptation Scotland with support from Southern Uplands Partnership. A series of workshops with representatives from local authorities, agencies,… Read more »

Dec
08
2014

Biosphere Brand

The consistent use of a Biosphere brand will help the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere become better recognised. The new ‘splat’ is based on the carnivorous plant, a sundew found in the Biosphere, but can also symbolise communities networking or reaching out to create a sustainable society. The logo will… Read more »

Nov
30
2014

Building Opportunity in the Biosphere

Building Opportunity in the Biosphere is managed by Southern Uplands Partnership on behalf of the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere Partnership and was part financed by the Scottish Government and the European Community through Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway LEADER 2007-2013 Programmes; Dumfries and Galloway Council; East Ayrshire Council; South… Read more »

Nov
11
2014

The Droving Project

Three cows, an award winning photographer, a film maker, a musician, a sound artist and a writer walked along an old drover’s route in Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere. Since the journey the participants have been writing, composing and editing, to create the story of the event. An exhibition at… Read more »