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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 […]

Sundews in the sunshine (c) CEI

Bog rosemary (Andromeda polifolia) (c) CEI

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 […]


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 […]

Bog rosemary (Andromeda polifolia) (c) CEI

CEI celebrate completion of over 600 hectares of bog restoration work in East Ayrshire!

The East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative (CEI) are celebrating their completion of 609 hectares (ha) of peatland restoration work in East Ayrshire! Weitshaw Muir, Sorn © CEI 2019 Our recently completed work at Weitshaw Muir in the Sorn Estate has delivered 130 hectares of blanket bog restoration on deep peat […]