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Greenock Cut Rescue Rangers

After being out enjoying the sunshine and walking her dog, a concerned member of the public came into the Greenock Cut Visitor Centre that she'd seen a grey heron on the Kelly Cut that wasn't looking in the best of...
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Wildflowers

A splash of colour and the sound of insects buzzing about can be heard up at the Greenock Cut Visitor Centre.  The Rangers have been planting wildflower areas at local schools,  some of the seeds that were left were planted to increase biodiversity around the Centre.  It seems to have worked...
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Spinal Injuries Scotland Launch a Success

Spinal Injuries Scotland (SIS) have been successful in securing funding from Celebrate at the Big Lottery, part of the funding to...
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More beautiful moths

First time in our moth trap for the beautiful plume moth. Their larvae feed on a large range of plants including cultivated geraniums, heather and mint and they are occasionally found in gardens.  The striking dark marbled carpet was also attracted to the light and is usually found in...
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NEWSFLASH: We Have Three Otter Cubs!

I collected in the otter camera at 08.30 hrs this morning to find the the vegetation on the couch had been flattened over a large area.  The culprits... three otter cubs who appeared for the first time on camera last night!  This is great news as the father of...
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SIS Launch New Programme at Castle Semple

Spinal Injuries Scotland (SIS) have been successful in securing funding from Celebrate from the Big Lottery fund, part of the funding to celebrate Glasgow 2014, in partnership with Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park. The funds are to be...
Muirshiel Visitor Centre

Muirshiel Centre Closure Fri 15th Aug

Muirshiel Visitor Centre and toilets are to close on Friday 15th August due to an interuption in the local electricity supply. It will reopen as normal 11.00 - 16.00 hrs on Saturday 16th August. The car park and trails will...
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Race 2 the Games Sailability TV

              One of four filmcrews at Race 2 the games in July was Sailability TV. They follow a lot of the local clubs and sailability projects in England and were only to happy to cover Race 2 the games. We're excited...
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Beautiful moths

A few nights ago caught in the light trap at Barnbrock was the beautiful china-mark moth whose larvae are aquatic, feeding on bur-reed and other water plants.  During the day I disturbed the yellow shell from its grassy daytime rest; the larvae feed on a variety of plants, including...
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Walk About a Bit Sat 30th Aug

Join us for ‘Walk About a Bit’ Sat 30 Aug 2014 Part of the Renfrewshire Active Weekend Paisley to Lochwinnoch 10 mile walk Registration at Canal Station Restaurant, Paisley 09.15 hrs,...