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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 […]


Volunteer plant survey: Thursday 27th September 2018   Recently updated !

Bring your boots for a brain and body-boosting botanical blitz at a nearby BOG! We’ll be surveying the amazing and unique plant communities of a peat bog near Sorn as part of our monitoring programme to assess the health of the peatland habitat before and after restoration takes place. Volunteers […]


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 […]