Eco learning with Eco Savvy

Eco Savvy are in the process of expanding access to eco learning by developing short modules and worksheets http://arranecosavvy.org.uk/eco-learning/  for children and young people to do at home. The aim is to provide a tool for learning about issues that affect the environment and to help start conversations on a range of topics around climate …

Eco Savvy’s Growing on Arran podcast

Eco Savvy have recorded their first podcast answering the questions residents had about growing on Arran! Jess at Eco Savvy writes, “Since the lockdown began we have been running a series on growing your own food on Arran and sharing content about how to get started in the garden. We also asked whether people in …

Facemasks for Arran: A personal essay

Facemasks for Arran: A Personal Essay by Barb Taub Our group of local volunteers, Facemasks for Arran, has made and distributed over 500 free facemasks for Arran residents during the Covid-19 pandemic. But we still hear the question: “Why should I wear a facemask?” A cloth facemask will slow down or trap airborne respiratory particles …

The Arran Arts Heritage Trail

Arran Theatre and Arts Trust have exciting news about the Arts Heritage Trail they are developing and are looking for people to help see this new project come to life. (Featured image shows a painting by Thomas Dudgeon, of Brodick castle from the waterfront 1878).  Arran Theatre and Arts Trust has received initial support from …

The Eco Savvy Earth Day Challenge

Join Eco Savvy’s 30 Day Earth Challenge! April 22nd was EARTH DAY and to mark it Eco Savvy have put together a 30 day challenge  On April 22, 1970, thousands of people gathered to raise awareness and demonstrate support for environmental protection. And the movement has continued since then. To mark this important day Eco …