Celebration event marks successful Nature Network project

Forty people gathered in New Cumnock Town Hall on the evening of Thursday 19th April to celebrate the successes of Nature Network, a large-scale environmental project delivered by the East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative (CEI). Nature Network ran between 2013 and 2018 and was part of EcoCo LIFE, a Central Scotland-wide […]

Spider Hunt – Monday 30th October at Airds Moss

The search for the rare Cloud-living spider (Semljicola caliginosus) continues as we survey the spiders of Airds Moss in partnership with RSPB Scotland. We’ll be deploying the bug vac and identifying as many species as we can on the day. The morning will be spent on the bog and the afternoon […]

3rd April – Black Grouse Survey

Join us for this exciting survey of Black Grouse in Muirkirk! The magnificent male Black Grouse display to females at specific locations called leks at around sunrise – an early start but well worth it! We will be monitoring known leks from last year and covering new sites too. This survey is part of […]

17th April – Moorland bird Identification and Survey Workshop

Improve your bird identification and survey skills along with learning how to make your records available for conservation projects. Recording birds in your local area is both fun and rewarding. Your help can contribute to understanding the state of bird populations and habitats in the UK. No previous experience is necessary just […]