We’re starting to map people and organisations across Tayside who are already acting in bioregional ways to bring human and the biotic communities back into a healthy, balanced co-existence with each other.
Our aim is to bring everyone working in this way together, however formally or informally, large or small, to foster connection and grow bioregional activity in the area. Click on the pins on the map to find out more about each project, the key for the pins is below.
Earthworks offers courses, group programmes and individual therapy for resilience and recovery based in nature connection. In this post, Bioregioning Tayside talked with Stephanie Gooding to find out more about their story. Can you talk a bit about yourself, your project, and the journey you have been on to get to this point? I’m a... View More
Campy Growers is based in Dundee and made up of an eclectic group bound by a desire to grow food locally for nutrition, mental health, educational, community and climate mitigation benefits. In this post, Bioregioning Tayside talked with Kate Treharne to hear more about their story. Can you talk a bit about yourself, your project,... View More
Tayside Geodiversity is a voluntary group that is interested in making Tayside’s geology and landscape better known. Local Geodiversity Sites can be important for educational purposes, scientific study, historical value, and for public awareness and appreciation of landscape and geology. The group produces leaflets and information boards about local geology and geomorphology sites and to... View More
The Gate Church Carbon Saving Project is working with their local community to reduce food and household waste, help people to develop new skills and lower their carbon footprints and improve the reduce the energy consumption of their own organisation by installing energy efficiency measures to their community owned buildings. Their Community Fridge is a communal place... View More
Cairngorms Connect is a partnership of neighbouring land managers, committed to a bold and ambitious 200-year vision to enhance habitats, species and ecological processes across a vast area within the Cairngorms National Park. In this post, Martha Smart from Bioregioning Tayside spoke to Tors Hamilton to find out more about their story. Martha Hello Tors... View More
Antonia Ineson has leased two acres of land from South West Fullerton Farm since 2007. Her three organic polytunnels house salads and summer veg: beans, squashes, garlic and interesting leaves like mizuna and tatsoi. Weekly emails let customers know the current harvest – sign up via her website, place your order and collect it from... View More
The River South Esk is home to wonderful wildlife. The rivers in the catchment are a Special Area of Conservation because of their Atlantic salmon and freshwater pearl mussel. There's a National Nature Reserve near its source, a Special Protection Area for birds near its mouth, and ten Sites of Special Scientific Interest scattered throughout the area.... View More
'The Field' in Dunkeld is a place to grow vegetables by the community, for the community.They grow along organic principles and supply the village. In this post, Martha Smart from Bioregioning Tayside spoke with David Bee to find out more about their story. Martha Welcome! Tell me about yourself David and what’s going on at the... View More
Kinclune Estate and Organic Farm are an 1100 acre sustainable Organic mixed farm in Angus. They breed organic pure-bred Aberdeen Angus and Limousin cross cattle and maintain a small Organic sheep herd. They also breed, produce and show native Highland Ponies. In this post, Clare Cooper from Bioregioning Tayside spoke with Dr Aylwin Pillai and... View More
The MAXwell Centre The MAXwell is a community centre and garden based in the heart of Dundee’s Coldside. They are committed to improving the quality of life for the local community and to combatting social exclusion, poverty, disadvantage, and discrimination. The centre provides a welcoming and empowering environment, open to everyone, to socialize, access information... View More