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Urban Nature - Get Connected
8 February 2017

Urban Nature - Get Connected

Scottish Natural Heritage has produced a film to celebrate the contribution our nature and landscapes make to the lives of people in Scotland’s town and cities. 

The film shows a range of exciting...

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Lichens - Making the Invisible Visible
1 February 2017

Lichen workshop

This free workshop is an opportunity to learn about lichens (basic ID and ecology) and how to run a simple exploratory survey about lichens and local air quality.

We will go on a whirlwind tour through the what,...

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Greenspace for Mental Health Workshop
13 January 2017

Greenspace for Mental Health Workshop

A free workshop in Cumbernauld on 2 February will bring together a number of organisations involved in using greenspaces to promote improved mental health and wellbeing.

There is growing evidence that being active...

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Developing community spaces
9 January 2017

Dalmarnock garden

Like any urban area, Glasgow has many underused plots of land and derelict corners, sometimes called 'stalled spaces'. Many of these areas have been developed by resident groups and local associations as community...

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19 December 2016

Free trees

Register NOW for FREE trees.

'My Community Digs Trees' is the UK-wide tree planting programme organised by TCV and OVO Energy to encourage community groups, schools, Friends groups etc, to get tree...

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