News

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 »

Feb
09
2017

Biosphere to host 2017 European Dark Sky Conference

Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere, is to be the location for the first ever Dark Sky Park conference to be held in Europe. The conference is being organised by Galloway & Southern Ayrshire Biosphere, the International Dark Sky Association and Forest Enterprise Scotland, which manages the Galloway Forest Dark Sky… Read more »