News

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 »

Feb
02
2017

Habitat Management and SRDP Workshops – 22nd Feb & 1st March

Are you a farmer within the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere? It is widely anticipated that the future of farming support will be environmentally based. This means farmers will need to know: Which wildlife habitats they have on their holding; How to manage them and How to demonstrate the positive… Read more »