News

Jan
23
2017

Ken-Dee Biosphere Route

A third Biosphere route has now been added to the website. Developed to give a flavour of all aspects of the Biosphere the routes are based around the natural assets provided by rivers and lochs at: Loch Doon and Carrick Forest Drive; Loch Trool and the Cree Valley; and now, Loch… Read more »

Dec
21
2016

Searching for Modern Makers

Upland are looking for a small group of young people (16-25 years) from Dumfries and Galloway to take part in Modern Makers 2017. The project is a chance for up to four young people to be tutored intensively for 30-35 days by a professional craft maker to learn craft skills. The professional… Read more »

Nov
11
2016

Biosphere considers future of Scottish Forestry

The Sottish Government recently consulted on the future of forestry in Scotland and invited responses to plans for the devolution of forestry. The Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere recognises the important economic contribution of forestry to southwest Scotland but has concerns that a new Forestry Division within the Scottish Government… Read more »