Homes for birds

CVCWT is gradually increasing the numbers of bird nesting boxes within the Cree Valley woodlands.  Where funds allow, woodcrete nest boxes are purchased and sited by volunteers.  However, some traditional wooden nest boxes are still…
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Around the woods

This is a new idea which I will probably develop further after speaking to our site deviser. Meanwhile some latest sightings in CVCWT management areas: Knockman: Keeled Skimmers at top of `motorway'. High Camer: Ringlet…
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Badger Monitoring

As a pleasant change from working in the woods, CVCWT volunteers attended a most enjoyable and educational talk given by Andy Riches, who carries out an enormous amount of work for Scottish Badgers in Dumfries…
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Nest Boxes

One of the ways in which CVCWT can make a difference to bird populations is by the provision of nest boxes. The RSPB have proven that, in suitable habitats where there is plenty of food for…
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Seed to Tree Project

As planned, a follow-up visit to Penninghame Primary School was arranged, and Linda, Lily (CVCWT volunteer) and I went along for an interactive session to teach the children about the importance of oak trees for…
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