Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category
Felling amendment, Benderloch, Barcaldine FDP The accompanying Management Approval Map shows three coupes, 43628 approved under the original plan, 43255 approved by you on 02/12/2012 and 43039 which was intended to be included in the new LMP revision, but has now had to be brought forward due to access concerns. 43628 was felled in January […]
A new group has been formed for folk who are upset at the sad state of the shoreline of this once beautiful loch. They are pushing for the Crown Estates and the Council to get the shoreline commercial shellfish industry rubbish cleared up. Conversations have broadened out to the other rubbish along the shores. https://www.facebook.com/groups/717343558330697/
RSPB Species Champion Award 2013 The winner is : Clive Craik, Saving West of ScotlandÂ Common Terns and The South Shian Tern Rafts This seabird conservation project has grown steadily since it began in 1996. Four mussel rafts in Loch Creran have been converted for use by nesting terns and now hold one of the largest […]
have it on good authority that Clive Craik from Barcaldine is appearing as a finalist in the RSPB Species Champion Award on Landward tomorrow – BBC 7.30pm for his work in supporting terns on the West Coast of Scotland. They are showing the South Shian tern rafts. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006m994
ARDCHATTAN GARDENERS CLUB Garden group of the North Connel and District Horticultural Society After an unforeseen quiet year in 2010, Lynda Mitchell has kindly agreed to take on the role ofÂ Garden Club Coordinator and help us all get together in a mixture of evening events, weekend and daytime activities, talks, workshops Â and walks to learn […]
Scottish Marine Regions Consultation Loch Fyne Hotel, Inverary Tuesday 1st Feb 2011, 11:30am for 12noon The Firth of Clyde ForumÂ is hosting an open event as part of the Scottish Government consultation on Scottish Marine Regions and I would be delighted if you could attend.
Have you got lots of apples and don’t know what to do with them? Or would you like to learn which varieties you have? Do you just like eating scrummy things with fruit? This Thursday’s Local Producers Market is a celebration of our local harvest, the Second Argyll Apple Day, with the Scottish National Apple […]
The Seil Natural History Group, of whom there are increasing numbers of members in the Ardchattan area and north, are organising a couple of field trips and walks in our area in this coming week, one on Thursday 16th and one on Saturday 18th. To get more details join the SNHG and their mailing list. […]
You are invited by the recently formed Clyde and Argyll Fungus group to join them in a fungus foray to Barcaldine this weekend Sunday the 29th August, Â in association with Seil Natural History Group.
your help is requested to find out how many butterflies there are :- Butterfly Conservation is teaming up with Marks and Spencer to launch the biggest ever public butterfly and moth count to date. You can join in and help us track butterflies and moths, so we know where they need our help the most. […]