News

Jul
15
2017

‘It’s More than Just Light’ Dark Sky Places Conference – Program speakers now confirmed

A great line up of national and international speakers has now been confirmed for the September conference covering a variety of themes from: Lighting constraints and design with architectural insights of the built environment we need to light. What is good lighting design and challenges in its application? Light and​​ ​its… Read more »

Mar
18
2017

Wild Film Festival – Scotland 24th – 26th March 17

Join leading naturalists, broadcasters and filmmakers for a weekend-long celebration of the natural world with film, photography, topical talks and special guests. In Dumfries from 24-26 March 2017 enjoy some of the world’s best wildlife films, plus celebrity speakers plus two photographic exhibitions, art, music, literature and a Wild Film Fayre. Naturalists… Read more »

Mar
06
2017

Restoring Peat Bogs in East Ayrshire

The East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative (CEI) have carried out ditch blocking at two raised peat bogs in Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere , creating wetland habitat and supporting peat formation. Raised bogs are rare and threatened wetland habitats containing peat soils. In the UK, we have lost around 94%… Read more »