conservation

17thMay 2022

B-lines Scotland – is there a B-line near you?

17.05.22|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

Buglife have created over 50 pollinator hotspots along the B-lines route, and more are planned. Check out the activity going on in Scotland. Is there anything happening near you? Look at the B-lines map to see where more needs doing. This article in The Conversation (12 May 2022), explores ‘Bee [...]

2ndFebruary 2022

Stewardship and beyond? Young people’s lived experience of conservation activities in school grounds

02.02.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , |

This article published online (16 August 2021) by Andy Ruck and Greg Mannion, provides ethnographic insight into the more-than-human relationships enacted through young people’s participation in school grounds conservation. It notes that students ‘need not travel to celebrated or protected landscapes to participate in conservation activities. Instead, school grounds and [...]

14thOctober 2021

A dream job in river restoration

14.10.21|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , , , |

An environmental conservation apprentice shares his work experience in this NatureScot guest blog with Lantra Scotland (14 October 2021).  His job is to restore Scotland’s rivers with the Forth Rivers Trust. Find out about his journey into a conservation career, and pick up some tips,