Tag: enviroment

  • Wild Goose Festival Volunteer Opportunities

    Wild Goose Festival Volunteer Opportunities

    During the eleven-day Wild Goose Festival, our town centre nature hub found in the Loreburne Centre, Dumfries, will be open daily from 10:00am – 4:00pm, offering a range of family-friendly […]

  • Hub Programme 2023

    Hub Programme 2023

    Join us at the Wild Goose Festival Hub this October and take part in our fun and creative events, workshops and activities. Learn all about our feathery friends, the Wild […]

  • The Beginnings of Migration…

    The Beginnings of Migration…

    Photo by Duncan Ireland Dr Larry Griffin of ECO-LG Ltd, tells us about local goose movements and the migration of Geese in and around Dumfries and Galloway. Learn more about the […]

  • Aloft – A Poem by Luke Winter

    Aloft – A Poem by Luke Winter

    As part of the Wild Goose Festival 2021, poet Luke Winter was commissioned to write a piece inspired by the migration of geese to our region. Luke created a special […]

  • The Challenges of Moult

    The Challenges of Moult

    Dr Larry Griffin of ECO-LG Ltd, shares his experience of tagging Greylag Geese on Loch Ken earlier this summer. This took place at a crucial time when the birds are […]

  • Keep Looking Up: Stargazing

    Keep Looking Up: Stargazing

    Geese like stars, they help them to migrate. Nigh-ttime is a great time for stories, star stories in particular. Elizabeth Tindal, Biosphere Dark Sky Ranger, will be there to tell […]

  • Birding for Brents

    Birding for Brents

    In Dumfries and Galloway we have a small wintering population of light bellied brent geese. These fascinating birds migrate 5,000km from Canada each year to spend the winter on our […]

  • What is Saltmarsh and why is is it so Important?

    What is Saltmarsh and why is is it so Important?

    The Team at NatureScot explain: The whole of the Solway represents approximately 25% of the UK saltmarsh resource and this rich habitat, also known as merse, at Caerlaverock is the largest […]

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