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New Outreach Officer starts at Nursery

New outreach officer for Little Assynt Tree Nursery. Nick Clooney welcomes Susan Pease. Susan will be organising new events and volunteering opportunities in the next few months. Both the post and activities are funded by Coastal Communities Fund.

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Stage 2 HLF Application Submitted

This morning Rich put all 7.44 kgs of our Stage Two Submission in the post to the Heritage Lottery Fund and have just now pressed submit on the online application form! As expressed in the application, this represents the culmination of over 5 years of work from a huge number of people and organisations. Of

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Outreach Officer Vacancy

Coastal Communities Fund has provided funds for an Outreach Officer for Little Assynt Tree Nursery, part of the Coigach and Assynt Living Landscape. See attached advertisement for details.

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Little Assynt Tree Nursery Partners with Kew Gardens

The Assynt News featured Little Assynt Tree Nursery as it has been invited to partner with Kew Gardens in the UK National Tree Seed Project, and the Nursery as a result had advertised for a Seed Collection Organiser.

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Tree Nursery Advertises for Seed Collector

The Little Assynt Tree Nursery has been invited by Royal Botanical Gardens Kew to join the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership. The Millennium Seed Bank Partnership is the largest ex situ plant conservation programme in the world.  Further details about the UK National Tree Seed Project component of the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership can be found

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farewell and thanks!

This is my last day working as Project Manager for CALL. It has been a very busy, varied and interesting three years! I’ve been really inspired by the genuine commitment of the partners and others involved, to make things happen in the area for the benefit of people who live here as well as for nature.

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Creating Assynt exhibition

The exhibition of the artwork produced as part of last week’s workshops is on display in the Coigach Community Hall foyer until around September 14th. The it will be moved to Assynt Visitor Centre in Lochinver for the second fortnight in September. Do go and have a look – there are some lovely wee handmade

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by popular demand…

By popular demand… The Landscape & Proposed Project Displays for 2015-20 will be  available to view at the following locations:  CCWT / CALLP Office  Friday 5th September  10am to 3pm Assynt Leisure            Monday 8th September    9am to 9pm Drumbeg Village Hall   Tuesday 9th September     2 to 5pm   Come along and just have

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Ranger guided walks

The Rangers in Assynt have some great walks planned, to look at and enjoy the early-autumn wildlife: Thursday 4th September, Clachtoll Coastal Walk: 11am-3pm Join us on this beautiful coastal walk through a crofting township to the Iron Age Broch.  Hear the stories of skeletons, ancient saunas and “catastrophic collapse”.  Find extraordinary ancient life forms!

Coigach & Assynt LLFriday, September 22nd, 2017 at 6:18pm

RT @BrianKerrPhoto: Stac Pollaidh made using my #A6000 converted to #infrared #SonyAlpha @SonyUK @FormattHitech @OPOTY @AP_Magazine #Scot

Coigach & Assynt LLFriday, September 22nd, 2017 at 12:42pm

RT @WoodlandTrust: The #TreeCharter launches November 6th, 800 years after the 1217 #CharterOfTheForest. Spread the word! https://t.co/kPYn…

Coigach & Assynt Living Landscape
Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeFriday, September 22nd, 2017 at 9:46am

Finds are still being found at Clachtoll Broch

Coigach & Assynt Living Landscape
Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeWednesday, September 20th, 2017 at 5:00pm

Lochinver Primary School P3-4s have been experimenting with natural materials today, making paintbrushes and paints in Culag Woods during a Forest School session with the Outdoor Woodland and Learning Project. We loved mashing up blackberries, rowan berries, marigolds and mud to see what colours we...

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