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Volunteers, We Need You!

Volunteer week is coming! From the 1st to the 7th June we are joining organisations across Scotland in recognising and celebrating the time and dedication of volunteers. Whether it is an hour here and there or long-term volunteers we appreciate all the help and support that people give us. Volunteers are incredibly important to organisations

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Suilven – Not Quite in the Bag

Guest blog by Chris Goodman, Path Project Officer for the John Muir Trust It’s all very well having best laid plans, but the Assynt weather has no regard for them. 300 tonnes of gravel and stone, all bagged up and ready to go, were due to be helicoptered out to the path this week to

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Grants awarded to community projects in Coigach and Assynt

Seven heritage projects in Coigach and Assynt have been awarded a total of £27,000 through the Coigach & Assynt Living Landscape Partnership (CALLP) Community Grants Scheme. Projects benefiting from the funding include research into local bat life, training for volunteers on the Isle Martin ferry, and support for Ullapool Museum to publish its collections relating

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John Muir Trust blog on Hill to Grill

One of our helpers for the Outdoor and Woodland Learning project’s Hill to Grill programme this year was Quinag Conservation Officer Romany Garnett from the John Muir Trust. Here is her blog post about all the activities the Ullapool High School pupils got up to over several days learning where venison comes from. Read it here

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Suilven – The Second Phase

Guest blog by Chris Goodman, Path Project Officer for the John Muir Trust It’s been the snowiest Winter for a few years in the North West Highlands and last year’s work on the Suilven path has been buried under drifts for several prolonged spells. It’s been exposed to frost heave, snow melt and heavy rain

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Vacancy at Little Assynt Tree Nursery

We are delighted to announce that we have a new work opportunity at our Little Assynt Tree Nursery. The post will be employed by The Scottish Wildlife Trust, our lead partner. Application forms and further details can be found on the Scottish Wildlife Trust website. Closing date for applications is 12 noon, Thursday 15th March

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Two new vacancies with CALLP

We are delighted to announce that we have two opportunities for people to join our Coigach & Assynt Living Landscape Partnership Scheme staff team. These posts will be employed by The Scottish Wildlife Trust, the Scheme’s lead partner. Application forms and further details can be found on the Scottish Wildlife Trust website. Closing date for

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Community Grants Scheme Open!

The second year of our Community Grants Scheme is now open for applications! If you have a great idea to enhance our local cultural, natural or build heritage you can apply for up to £1,000 for individuals or £5,000 for organisations. See the Community Grants Scheme project page for details and to download the application

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Invitation to Tender for Fencing Works

Woodland Trust Scotland is inviting tenders for deer fencing at Little Assynt for new tree planting, on behalf of Culag Community Woodland Trust. For more details please see the invitation to tender document and fence options map available for download below: WT_ITT_Fencing-tender_002Little-Assynt-231117 LA Deer Fence Options Map  

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Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeThursday, May 24th, 2018 at 6:18pm

And if you do come the path is in much better condition than when Sheila Hancock tackled it thanks to @JohnMuirTrust, @heritagelottery, @nature_scot, @ConserveOutdoor, and Scottish Mountaineering Trust. Find out more about our...

Coigach & Assynt Living Landscape
Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeThursday, May 24th, 2018 at 5:22pm

Some say make hay while the sun shines. We say get to the chopper! 🚁🌞

Some pics from yesterday's airlift, making the most of the good weather to get lots more bags of material up to the path.

Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeThursday, May 24th, 2018 at 1:44pm

Switched on the radio and there was Sheila Hancock talking to @wossy about @ediefilm. The path up Suilven's being made better now with @JohnMuirTrust. Helicopter is taking advantage of the fab weather just now to get...

Coigach & Assynt Living Landscape
Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeWednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 2:57pm

The helicopter is back, taking advantage of the fantastic weather to get the rest of the bags of materials moved up to the Suilven Path. If you're walking up that way please follow any instructions given to you by workers on the ground to stay...

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