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CEI manages rushy ground for wading birds

CEI has been working with a local farmer, RSPB Scotland and Scottish Natural Heritage to manage areas of dense soft rush, creating habitat for wading birds in an area that buffers one of our peatland restoration sites. A mosaic of farmland habitats (including more intensively-managed land) is essential for wading […]


22nd July 2018: Bog Bathing for National Bog Day

We’ve heard about Japanese concept of ‘Forest Bathing’, but what about ‘Bog Bathing’? Often overlooked as ‘that brownish expanse of unproductive land over there where the midges live’, at a distance peatlands can look fairly plain. The unique and untamed beauty of bogs is revealed when explored on foot and […]


24th July 2018: Mystical Moths at the Barony A Frame

East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative is excited to be working in partnership with Where’s Wildlife in Ayrshire? Project and Tom Vorsterman to provide this informal workshop. No previous experience in moth trapping or wildlife recording is necessary – just a keen interest in nature and an enjoyment of seeing and […]