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Bogs and Bees! CEI launches two NEW projects for East Ayrshire’s nature   Recently updated!

The East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative (CEI) is launching two new projects in June 2020 and we hope YOU will take part. Both projects will involve working with local people to create or enhance habitats for wildlife; Perfect Peatlands aims to improve important peatland habitats, and the Coalfields for Pollinators […]


Enter our Facebook competition!   Recently updated!

🦋🐛🐝🐌🐞🐦*COMPETITION TIME* 🦋🐛🐝🐌🐞🐦 WIN one of three wildlife watching prize bundles worth over £50! To enter, you must:1. Like our Facebook page2. Share this post3. Comment with a photo of wildlife you have seen in your garden or local area during #lockdown4. Tag a friend! Prize bundles include a build-your-own bee hotel, […]


Sundews in the sunshine (c) CEI

Volunteer Event: Peatland vegetation survey at Weitshaw Muir, Sorn – Thursday 19th September

Help the CEI carry out a peatland vegetation survey at Weitshaw Muir in the Muirkirk and North Lowther Special Protection area on Thursday 19th September. This survey will help assess how well the site is recovering following bog restoration work last winter. We will be repeating a survey that was carried out last year, which […]


Volunteer Event: Vegetation Survey at Weitshaw Muir, Sorn Thursday 29th August

Help the CEI carry out a peatland vegetation survey at Weitshaw Muir in the Muirkirk and North Lowther Special Protection area on Thursday 29th August. This survey will help assess how well the site is recovering following bog restoration work last winter. We will be repeating a survey that was […]

Bog rosemary (Andromeda polifolia) (c) CEI

Bog rosemary (Andromeda polifolia) (c) CEI

Volunteer Event: Peatland Vegetation Survey at Sorn – Wednesday 8th August

Help the CEI carry out a peatland vegetation survey at Weitshaw Muir in the Muirkirk and North Lowther Special Protection area on Wednesday 8th August. This survey will help assess how well the site is recovering following bog restoration work last winter. We will be repeating a survey that was […]


Latest peatland enhancement – update!

The East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative (CEI) is delighted to have rounded off 2017 with the completion of a new phase of peatland enhancement at Common Farm, near Cumnock, East Ayrshire. This brings the area of peatland enhanced by the CEI within the East Ayrshire coalfields to 450 hectares! Common Farm was […]