Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Ben Lora Forest felling and replanting

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 […]

November 22, 2016   Posted in: Benderloch, Environment  No Comments

Loch Etive : Shores of Shame facebook group

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/

May 10, 2014   Posted in: Environment, Etive  No Comments

Clive Craik, RSPB Species Champion Award 2013

RSPB Species Champion Award 2013 The winner is : Clive Craik, Saving West of Scotland 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 […]

November 1, 2013   Posted in: Creran, Environment  No Comments

Dr Clive Craik, Barcaldine, on Landward BBC2 tomorrow 27th Sept

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

September 26, 2013   Posted in: Barcaldine, Creran, Environment  No Comments

Gardening Group AGM : Tuesday 26th April

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 of Garden Club Coordinator and help us all get together in a mixture of evening events, weekend and daytime activities, talks, workshops  and walks to learn […]

April 24, 2011   Posted in: Barcaldine, Benderloch, Bonawe, Community, Environment, food and drink, health, Hobbies, North Connel, sustainability  No Comments

Marine Scottish Regions Consultation Event – Invitation to Inveraray

Scottish Marine Regions Consultation Loch Fyne Hotel, Inverary Tuesday 1st Feb 2011, 11:30am for 12noon The Firth of Clyde Forum 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.

January 14, 2011   Posted in: Environment, food and drink  No Comments

Apple Day, Fruitful Skills and our local Harvest

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 […]

October 16, 2010   Posted in: Agriculture, Environment, Event, Family  No Comments

local Natural history walks and field trips

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. […]

September 14, 2010   Posted in: Benderloch, Environment, Nature  No Comments

Fungus Foray in Barcaldine this Sunday

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,  in association with Seil Natural History Group.

August 23, 2010   Posted in: Barcaldine, Community, Creran, Environment, Nature  No Comments

Butterfly survey week starts today

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. […]

July 24, 2010   Posted in: Community, Environment, Nature  No Comments