Daily archives: 7th June 2017


Volunteer Day: 27th July Bog Vegetation monitoring at Dalmellington Moss

As part of our Peatland Monitoring Programme we will be surveying the key indicator plants on the beautiful Dalmellington Moss SSSI, which is managed by the Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT) as a Wildlife Reserve. Working with SWT and volunteers we will be surveying the fixed quadrats on the reserve and recording the plant […]


Volunteer Day: 3rd July Large heath butterfly monitoring

Over the past few years, with the help of CEI volunteers, we have been very excited to record Large Heath butterflies on RSPB Airds Moss and our other bog enhancement sites. Large Heath is a priority species for the UK Biodiversity Action Plan and also a bog specialist. We will continue to monitor this population which will not only […]


Volunteer Day: 14th June Dipwells and Drones at Airds Moss!

How have our peat bogs been faring during this changeable weather? First a drought and now some fairly heavy rainfall. We hope that through our ditch blocking and bunding work that the bog will have a higher, more stable water table and therefore greater resilience against changes in climate. A water […]