Butterfly event in Balmaha
Jun04

Butterfly event in Balmaha

A RANGE of butterfly-related activities including a scavenger hunt and arts & crafts are on the agenda at Balmaha Visitor Centre on Saturday (9 June). Organised by The Butterfly Conservation Trust to help promote it’s work, the event runs from 10.30am to 3.30pm and representatives of the trust  will be on hand to talk about projects they’re involved in and key species in the park as well as live examples of moths they...

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Conservation project job opportunities
Feb03

Conservation project job opportunities

JOB hunters from the G63 area can find out about nine exciting opportunities with a new conservation project at a recruitment fair  to be held in Balloch next Tuesday (9 February).  The vacancies – to work on The Mountains & The People project – will appeal to those interested in starting a career in practical conservation as well as experienced education and countryside volunteering coordinators. The project is a five-year...

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Drymen in Bloom
Sep22

Drymen in Bloom

LOCALS and visitors to Drymen have long enjoyed floral displays in planters and beds around the village, but there’s more to Drymen in Bloom than initially meets – and pleases – the eye. For the project – started more than 20 years ago by Marina Brennan – has evolved into a wider programme that sees the community playing a growing part in general village maintenance and coming to together to build natural habitats not just for...

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