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Acheninver Hostel opens with Hearth Blessing

Lucy Graham, Head of Development. Susan Davies, Director of Conservation and Mark Foxwell, Senior Conservation Manager of Scottish Wildlife Trust join new tenants Ruth Bradley and Iain Simpson in ‘blessing of the hearth’, as the Aucheninver Youth Hostel re-opens for business!

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What's On… at Quniag!

Fancy an amphibian encounter or the benefit of the expertise of local Naturalist Ian Evan to explore the wildlife and plants of Quinag?  Or perhaps you would like to make a contribution to conservation with your time and effort as a JMT volunteer?   Romany Garnett, Quinag Conservation Officer with John Muir Trust shares the schedule of

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Primary 7 Go Wild!

Since April, Primary 7 pupils from Lochinver, Stoer, Achiltibuie and Ullapool have been part of an exciting transition project ‘Discovering Wild Places’. It has given the pupils the opportunity to work together to discover, explore and conserve wild spaces, and share their experiences, fulfilling all elements of the Discover level of the John Muir Award,

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CALLP Update

A detailed Stage Two Application was submitted to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) in November 2015. This is for a Landscape Partnership Scheme comprising 14 partner organisations (most of whom are local to the area) working together to deliver twenty eight individual projects over five years, with a staff team of six people employed directly

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Little Assynt Tree Nursery Visitors

So far, 2016 at Little Assynt Tree Nursery has been a hive of activity. Back in February we were out with volunteers collecting Juniper seeds and Aspen root, the last to be collected before seed sowing. Volunteers have been helping out on a weekly or fortnightly basis, for an hour or two, or all day.

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Cogach Assint Living Landscape Welcome Historic Assynt to Partnership

It is with great pleasure that that Coigach – Assynt Living Landscape welcomes Historic Assynt to the partnership.  Following the request of Historic Assynt to join the Coigach Assynt Living Landscape, the Steering Group unanimously and enthusiastically approved the request last March 2016, and look forward to Historic Assynt joining the growing partnership. Coigach –

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Work Opportunity with CALL

Little Assynt Tree Nursery Seed Collection Organiser Contract In partnership with the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, Little Assynt Tree Nursery is to collect local tree seed for the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership.  The Little Assynt Tree Nursery is a project of Coigach Assynt Living Landscape (CALL). The Nursery is looking to contract a Seed Collection

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Another Training Opportunity – Chainsaw Training

Chainsaw Training Sponsorship Coigach Assynt Living Landscape is able to provide tuition for chainsaw training for one person from or resident in Coigach or Assynt.  The award is the tuition costs for a 4 day course Maintenance, Cross-cutting & Basic Felling (up to 200mm).  The course will be held in Contin and the successful candidate

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CALL Dry Stone Wall Training Repairs Common Grazings Wall

Many thans to Dave Goulder for leading the two Dry Stone Wall Training day.  The first days training was in Coigach on 4th May 2016.  The second day 13th May 2016 was based near Stoer Village Hall on repairing a section of the Common Grazing Wall (shown right). Thanks also to the participants John, Mike,

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Coigach & Assynt LLFriday, June 16th, 2017 at 7:53am

RT @36Sto58N: Some will easily tell the spot from which this panorama of Quinag was taken. https://t.co/Sfx2E3WruB

Coigach & Assynt LLThursday, June 15th, 2017 at 6:18pm

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