Call for Applicants for: SW Scotland’s Biosphere / Dark Sky Learning Journey
Deadline: 16th February 2011
The proposed UNESCO Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere Reserve is an international accolade for a defined area where people are striving to explore new approaches to sustainable development. At the heart of SW Scotland’s Biosphere is a designated Dark Sky Park within Galloway Forest Park, where people can experience the night sky unaffected by light pollution.
The Biosphere /Dark Sky Park learning journey aims to foster international exchange to encourage the use of Biosphere Reserves as places which support the creation of economic opportunities as well as nature conservation.
|Poloniny National Park|
We are seeking artists, makers and designers who wish to take part in a learning journey to Slovakia, including the East Carpathian Biosphere Reserve within Poloniny National Park. The learning journey aims to inspire those participating, to develop and promote markets for sustainably produced locally distinct products which reflect our rich cultural and natural heritage.
There are up to 8 places on the learning journey, which will take place from the 19th -25th April. It is open to applicants based in South West Scotland (Dumfries and Galloway, South Ayrshire, East Ayrshire and North Ayrshire).
For more information contact:
Building Opportunities in the Biosphere, The Kiosk, Main Car Park, Gatehouse of Fleet. DG7 2HR