Braehead Moss's new boardwalk was officially opened recently to great local acclaim by MSP and Large Heath butterfly Species Champion, Aileen Campbell. Check out the video of the event here - it's #BogTastic !!
Over the last few years, one of #EcoCoLIFE's prime peatland sites has been drying out. This video shows what our partners Butterfly Conservation Scotland has been doing to restore Wester Moss near Stirling, and create the benefits for nature and people. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PP8S4Ht6Tt4
It’s said that when elk walked on the Slamannan plateau peatland they could stroll all the way to Denmark. The elk may now have gone, though you’re likely to spot a relatively new species on the Central Belt’s bogs today – the practical conservation volunteer.
EcoCoLIFE is looking to hire a creative people to create a site-specific theatrical production in unusual and unexpected places! We want to produce an eco-theatrical experience anywhere there are people - such as car-parks, shopping centres and work places – and make them go 'wow!
The recent purchase of the EcoCo Softrak is now operational following the training of eight of the project partners earlier in December. It has been purchased to satisfy the demand by the project partners to manage unwanted vegetative growth on sensitive nature conservation sites.
Over eighty participants attended the recent Sharing Good Practice event co-organised by the EcoCo project and SNH SGP teams. The event explored options for improved ecological coherence and landscape scale approaches to habitat management and hosted keynote speakers Brian McDonald from Natural England, Jonathan Porter from ialeUK and Paul Sizeland from EcoCo.