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Up to date news and stories from The Conservation Volunteers in Scotland.

A woodland in the city
2 August 2016

Aultnaskiach Dell

The efforts of local people to care for Aultnaskiach Dell in Inverness, are featured in TCV's Summer Network Bulletin.

The Dell is a 1.9 hectare woodland, close to the town centre, although it's something...

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Flower Power comes to Glasgow
22 July 2016

Flower Power

This summer, in partnership with Glasgow City Council and Grow Wild, TCV is assisting with the launch of a new wildflower nursery - Glasgow's Flower Power.

Like any other nursery the main aim is...

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Greening Gartnavel
14 July 2016

Mel Hall at Gartnavel

One of TCV's latest recruits is Mel Hall, Senior Project Officer with the Gartnavel Green Activity Project. Mel’s role is to encourage more people to enjoy the greenspaces within the Gartnavel Hospital campus in...

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It's all systems grow!
1 July 2016

Cumnock Academy

Pupils at schools in East Ayrshire have been hard at work becoming green-fingered gurus, thanks to a ‘Green Gym’ project, run by TCV.

Green Gyms are active, outdoor sessions offering hands-on learning...

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17 June 2016

Kinneil wallers

A group of young trainees at Kinneil Estate, by Bo'ness, have successfully completed a skills development programme based on drystane dyking.  After a recent assessment day (tense!) the trainees...

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