A local micro-business concerned with the inshore salmon fishery in Coigach (ended in 1990s) and owns the associated ice-house and fishermen’s bothies.
John Muir Trust is a membership based charity formed in 1983 to safeguard the future of wild lands against development and to promote awareness and recognition of the value of such places. The trust has over 10,000 members and just over 40 staff based around Scotland, supporting both education projects and the management of 8 estate properties including Quinag, which is located in the CALL area. Quinag is managed by a small team of staff based in the northwest and on the Black Isle.
The Scottish Wildlife Trust was formed in 1964 and is a membership-based charity whose objective is to advance the conservation of Scotland’s biodiversity for the benefit of present and future generations. With a membership of over 30,000, the Trust has 120 wildlife reserves, of which Ben Mor Coigach is one. Located in the southwest of the CALL area, Ben Mor Coigach is managed by the Highlands and Islands team based in Tore near Inverness, supported by a large range of Edinburgh-based staff with specialist skills including fundraising, biological survey and recording, data analysis, marketing and volunteer training and support.
This island, the largest and only inhabited of the Summer Isles, welcomes visitors. Come and explore the island’s rugged beauty and discover a wealth of wildlife and history as you walk, sail or kayak round the island. Relax in a cosy cottage, admire the stunning West Coast views and breathe lots of fresh sea air. Enjoy freedom from the distractions of daily life. There are no roads on the island, so you can leave your car and your cares on the mainland.
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