Lorna (our volunteer project assistant) has been busy running around events chatting with people about the project. This weekend she will be helping the rangers at Balmaha with their "Nuts about squirrels" event. Come along! … read more
Most people seem to think that taking school children into the woods getting them to cook lunch on an open campfire, then giving them axes and knives is crazy. But not at Green Aspirations. … read more
Blog from Falls of Clyde ranger on helping bumblebees. We can all do our bit to help our furry friends but its best to provide natural food sources in your garden or windowbox.
https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/2017/06/bumblebee-feeding-stations-arent-necessarily-good-thing/ Bumblebee feeding stations aren't necessarily a good thing... - Scottish Wildlife Trust Recently I’ve been seeing quite a bit of information about providing bumblebee feeding stations in your garden. I saw a photo online and t… [read more]
There's no better way to end the week than with a fantastic video of a red feeding on hazelnuts with spycams set up in Duror Nature Reserve.
https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fyoutu.be%2FqdqJM5aqEJE&h=ATN2_65I1NI59qnwpaT05o9_FfrD0GFd3YOpP1EgPOAPHtooK70zXC9VH36opds9WlCl4ZD6aVjm9BW0KtCBOv4EfeRoZvlO26uXhqVTP8-Udhx86Mv8F8Z-jlX7eNvxSqzYFZ4_NA One of our lovely Red Squirrels down at the Duror Reserve!
Here's a photo we recently received from one of our long term volunteers using camera traps in Callander in the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park - we've named it 'Near Miss' and from the photos after this the pine marten went away empty handed - it's good to know our feeder boxes make good hiding places for red squirrels too! timeline photos
Come and visit us at Gardening Scotland from today until Sunday! We're here in the Living Gardens area :) timeline photos