Abstract from Anna's blog on her visit to Cumbernauld Living Landscapes:

"During my visit and conversations, I experienced the Living Landscape Cumbernauld team as a set of motivated people giving nature a voice and advocating for sustainable and healthy green areas. It was amazing to hear about the vision and variety of projects of Cumbernauld Living Landscape and what has been achieved so far – although, as always in planning, several barriers needed to be overcome.

To have a greater first-hand experience of the project and the reserves, I joined a health group, run by Cumbernauld Living Landscapes with support of the The Conservation Volunteers. This was a new experience for me, as I have not taken part in such a programme before. Although the connection between nature and wellbeing is well recognized in Germany as well, the Five Ways to Wellbeing framework, was new to me. Connect, be active, take notice, keep learning, give. That is exactly what we did in that afternoon......"

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