Archive for the ‘Etive’ Category
Nice sunset tonight (taken by SE)
Dawnfresh are looking for new recruits to their Loch Etive production but have not had any success in filling the posts yet, so they have asked the local community councils for help – are you interested ? Dawnfresh Farming Ltd, part of the Dawnfresh Seafoods Group, is the largest Trout FarmingÂ Company operating in the UK. [...]
here is one article on the meeting last night http://www.fishupdate.com/news/fullstory.php/aid/20020/Dawnfresh_grilled_by_communities_over_sea_loch_plans.html and here are some notes on some of the points made throughout the presentation and the question time afterwards There are 14 full time staff, of which 6 are on temporary contracts. There are presently vacancies for 3 more posts : Farm technician : Farm [...]
http://www.lochetive.org/ Dawnfresh Farming Limited, the rainbow trout fish-farming company, is seeking planning permission to build a massive and permanent floating 10-cage fish-farm at Sailean Ruadh, effectively doubling the tonnage of rainbow trout farmed on Loch Etive. find out more on the website
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-12664535 The mussel farmers of Loch Etive have taken the drastic but essential step of hauling out all the ropes from the water, in an effort to eradicate a foreign species of the shellfish. It may be at least a year before they are lowered back in. The farmed mussels were decimated in recent years [...]
Following the public consultation on the draft Loch EtiveÂ ICZMÂ Plan at the end of last year, Argyll and Bute Council’s Marine & Coastal Development Unit has considered the responses to the consultation and published aÂ Consultation Report and theÂ Proposed Final Loch EtiveÂ ICZMÂ Plan on the Council website.
A RECORD number of anglers, fishing from boat, shore and kayaks took part in the third running of the annual two-day Spurdog Tagathon event in the Argyll area of Scotland. The event is organised by the Scottish Sea Anglers Conservation Network (SSACN) as part of their Scottish Shark Tagging Programme (SSTP). For more details on [...]
Some people just LOVE the place we live in, and really know how to have fun here !! Loch Etive River Race 25th September 2010 click on picture to go to their website.
The next Loch Etive ICZM meeting has been arranged for Wednesday, 25 August 2010 at Connel Village Hall from 7.00 to 9.30pm. This will be the last ICZM meeting before a draft ICZM plan is put out to public consultation.
Glorious sunshine, lots of activities and plenty of people, in the beautiful setting of Ardchattan Priory – the perfect summer Sunday. Carriage rides, cacti collection, freshly picked vegetables, beautifully tended grounds, bottle stalls, wildlife treasure hunt, Taynuilt Swing band, welly wanging, home baking, plates of mussels, face painting, tin can alley, and all in aid [...]