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Risley Moss local nature reserve warrington.gov.uk

Explore Langlands Moss Local Nature Reserve on the Projects Map Which of the many peatland benefits is your project focussed on enhancing or conserving? Over the years our work and long-term goal at Langlands Moss LNR has been aimed at protecting and conserving the 20ha of raised bog. However, in 2018, a feasibility survey commissioned by South.


Paisley Moss Local Nature Reserve © Lairich Rig Geograph Britain and Ireland

Langlands Moss Local Nature Reserve, on the south edge of East Kilbride, Scotland is set to be transformed. Site works during 2019 and 2020 will help to restore the natural bog and surrounding woodland habitats. Phase one of planned works will improve the hydrology of the bog and its surroundings by removing the conifer plantation next to the bog. These trees were planted in the 1960s on deep.


Paisley Moss Local Nature Reserve © Lairich Rig Geograph Britain and Ireland

The Langlands Moss Local Nature Reserve in East Kilbride has recently undergone a dramatic transformation as part of a £202,000 peatland restoration project through Scottish Natural Heritage's Peatland Action Fund, the Scottish Government's commitment to restoring peatlands. Over 20 hectares of commercially planted conifer trees were.


Photo Gallery of Calderglen Country Park and Langlands Moss Nature Reserve on the outskirts of

All photography provided by Erik Paterson.. Friends of Langlands Moss With whom do we work? We work in partnership with South Lanarkshire Council Countryside and Greenspace Service, Scottish Natural Heritage and other interested parties to improve and conserve Langlands Moss Local Nature Reserve.


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Their aim is to improve and conserve Langlands Moss Local Nature Reserve for the benefit of all. Description. As part of the original restoration, a commercial conifer plantation on the peat was felled (using a helicopter to remove the trees), and dams were installed to block drains and raise the water level. In addition, a boardwalk was built.


The Friends of Langlands Moss Working towards Preservation of Heritage

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Paisley Moss Local Nature Reserve © Lairich Rig ccbysa/2.0 Geograph Britain and Ireland

Local Nature Reserves (LNRs) are locally important areas of natural heritage, usually close to towns and cities. LNRs are valuable places as they combine protection of the natural heritage with opportunities for people to enjoy, learn about and experience nature close to their homes. Langlands Moss was designated as a LNR in 1996 and remained.


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Langlands Moss is a lowland raised bog situated on the southern edge of the 'new' town of East Kilbride near the village of Auldhouse, South Lanarkshire. It probably dates back to the closing stages of the last Ice Age, some 8,000 years ago. Such bogs began life as 'kettle' holes: in other words large depressions created by huge.


The Friends of Langlands Moss Working towards Preservation of Heritage

Langlands Moss is a unique nature reserve.. Lovely place to go for a walk,you can do a circuit walk and it's well looked after by local "Friends of Langlands moss" and Local Council. Read more. Written 20 February 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on.


The Friends of Langlands Moss Working towards Preservation of Heritage

Langlands Moss Local Nature Reserve, on the south edge of East Kilbride is set to be transformed. Site works during 2019 and 2020 will help to restore the natural bog and surrounding woodland habitats. Phase one of planned works will improve the hydrology of the bog and its surroundings by removing the conifer plantation next to the bog.


Vandals target Langlands Moss in East Kilbride after thousands of pounds worth of damage to the

This is an extension to the existing LNR at Langlands Moss (along with 16 new LNRs) that South Lanarkshire Council designated in 2022. If you have any questions or would like to get involved with your local nature reserve, please get in touch with the Countryside and Greenspace team by emailing [email protected].


Old windpump, Langlands Moss © Alan O'Dowd Geograph Britain and Ireland

Local Nature Reserve Until 2009, Langlands Moss WAS the only Local Nature Reserve in South Lanarkshire. Section 21 of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 (as amended) gives Scottish local authorities the power to acquire, declare and manage nature reserves. The responsibility for selecting, acquiring and making.


Valley Naturalist Garn Lakes Local Nature Reserve

Working to protect and preserve Langlands Moss since 2006. Friends of Langlands Moss Local Nature Reserve are a group of local people who became very concerned about the impact of creeping industrial development on the Moss over a decade ago. We came together and, under the chairmanship of Richard Naismith, formed a fully constituted group in.


Biodiversity — The Friends of Langlands Moss Working towards Preservation of Heritage

QUICK FACTS ON PEATLAND BIODIVERSITY. Peat is a bit like porridge - 10% solid and 90% water. Sphagnum mosses can hold between 20-30 times their dry weight in water (average household sponge can hold only 7 times its dry weight). Lowland raised bogs provide a home for a great variety of butterflies and moths - the Large Heath butterfly is only.


Scotland Langlands Moss Bog Squad Work Party Butterfly Conservation

points on Langlands Drive. To start the walk, follow the signs to Langlands Moss Local Nature Reserve from Hurlawcrook Road. Keep to the path, and when you reach the moss itself turn left onto the boardwalk and follow it to the end. Turn right and follow the way markers through the conifer trees. The route continues along gaps in


Langlands Road approaching the nature... © Alec MacKinnon Geograph Britain and Ireland

Expand the LNR boundary to encompass additional surrounding land, paths and access points. Objective 2: restore and maintain the water table within the peat body of Langlands Moss. Actions: Complete a woodland management plan to determine the possibilities and implications of removing the conifer trees.