Camping byelaw roadshows kick off in Buchanan
Feb22

Camping byelaw roadshows kick off in Buchanan

THE first in a series of information events to promote ‘Camping in the Park’ at Buchanan Memorial Hall in Milton of Buchanan gave locals the chance to learn more about the new camping byelaws which come into force next week (1 March). Camping is a fantastic way to enjoy the National Park whether in a campsite along an idyllic lochshore or river, or for those who prefer the solitude of ‘wild camping’ away from the hustle and...

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Exciting project launched on Conic Hill
Jun08

Exciting project launched on Conic Hill

CONIC Hill was the location for yesterday’s (Tuesday) launch of an exciting project that gives hillwalkers the chance to play an important part in the upkeep of their favourite paths. Adopt a Path – part of the £6.1 million The Mountains & The People Project – is asking volunteers who go hillwalking to adopt a favourite hill route in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs and Cairngorms national parks – they will then inspect the...

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Easter paddle kicks off loch canoe sessions
Mar27

Easter paddle kicks off loch canoe sessions

GREY skies and drizzle didn’t put early risers off taking part in Tayler Made Adventures ‘sunrise paddle’. The adventurers left Milarrochy Bay at 6.30am on Easter Sunday for a 90-minute paddle round Inchfad and neighbouring islands as part of Tayler Made’s programme of canoe activities on the loch over the next few weeks. Everything from taster sessions to trips round the islands are scheduled to give folks fo...

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Hands-on selection on Conic Hill
Mar11

Hands-on selection on Conic Hill

FORTY hopeful path work trainees hit Conic Hill this week as part of a practical selection exercise which will see eight successful applicants being offered six-months of paid training and real-life hands-on experience in environmental conservation. The 40 were chosen from more than 120 candidates who applied for the traineeship at a recruitment fayre held in Balloch last month to source path work trainees and a project officer for...

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Top award for Park’s innovative community involvement
Nov11

Top award for Park’s innovative community involvement

Watch the video to see what made LIVE Park’s innovative approach a winner. LOCH Lomond & the Trossachs National Park Authority has picked up a top award thanks to it’s development plans, management and innovative community involvement. It’s LIVE Park Main Issues Report is the overall winner in the Scottish Government’s Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning 2015 after being shortlisted as one of 29 project...

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