Archive for the ‘Etive’ Category
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 [...]
Loch Etive ICZM meeting next Tuesday night -15th June 2010 Dear all This is just a quick reminder that the Loch Etive ICZM meeting next Tuesday night will not just be focussing on Aquaculture and the second part of the meeting will focus on What you value about Loch Etive.
The next meeting of the consultation on the features of, and factors affecting, Loch Etive takes place tomorrow – Tuesday 20th April at 7 pm Connel Village hall. The agenda for this meeting is focussing on Water Quality and Invasive Non-Native Species. http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/content/planning/developmentprojects/marineandcoastaldevunit/ICZM2/LochEtiveICZM/
Achaleven Primary School : – 19th April Â ~~~~ Â Â contact Marian Fisher 01631 710529 North Connel Guides : – April 25th Â ~~~~Â contact Christine Campbell 01631 559386 Taynuilt PTA – : April 25th Â ~~~~ Â Â contact Moira Carswell 01866 822767 Ardchattan and Bonawe – : April 29/30th and May 5th Â ~~~~ Â contact Susan Bland 01631 750147 If you [...]
A report in the Scottish Herald on Saturday throws doubt as to who owns what around our shorelines. “For decades, the Crown Estate Commissioners (CEC) have claimed ownership to Scotlandâ€™s seabed, yet in evidence to the Commons Treasury Committee they admit they do not actually own anything. They only manage the Crown property rights in [...]