low moss


Celebrating East Ayrshire’s restored peat bogs for World Water Day

The East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment celebrated the United Nations World Water Day with a guided walk at a restored peat bog on Saturday 24th March. People enjoyed a sunny Saturday morning exploring Low Moss near Lugar in an event aimed at raising awareness of the importance of healthy peatlands. The guided […]


Soggy bog brings back breeding birds!

A local nature enthusiast has reported that curlew Numenius arquata, lapwing Vanellus vanellus, and skylark Alauda arvensis have returned to breed at Low Moss, a raised bog near Lugar, following recent habitat enhancement work by East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative (CEI). Curlew, lapwing and skylark were once a common sight […]