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Volunteers

Guest blog by commissioned photographer, Chris Puddephatt Apparently they were! Nine o’clock meet at Glencanisp for the familiar walk up to the renovation site; this time I know everyone except Jacob, who had come all the way from the Netherlands. I’ve never seen it so dry; our boots are dusty from the desiccated track; the

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CALL for artists!

Invitation for application for an artist residency linked to the Clachtoll Broch project. The Coigach & Assynt Living Landscape Partnership (CALLP), in association with the Assynt Foundation, is issuing this open invitation for expressions of interest to apply for an Art Residency to focus on the current archaeological excavation, consolidation and interpretation of the Clachtoll

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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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What Did The Path Workers Ever Do For Us?

Guest blog by commissioned photographer, Chris Puddephatt Apart from making it easier to walk and navigate safely to the top of a mountain, whilst protecting the environment and allowing the damaged bits to regenerate? The 2018 season of path restoration is well underway by the time I’m able to visit. About a third of the

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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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Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeThursday, June 21st, 2018 at 3:45pm

We have an opportunity for you to get involved with the tree planting on your community island, Isle Martin, coming up on the 28th June. All information can be found on our website link below.
If you would like to join us or...

Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeWednesday, June 20th, 2018 at 12:42pm
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Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeTuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 3:12pm

Reminder that the deadline for applications for the Clachtoll Broch Artist in Residence is this Friday! See original post for details

This Friday is also Historic Assynt's AGM at 7pm followed by a talk on what's happening at the broch this year...

Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeMonday, June 18th, 2018 at 6:18pm

RT @HistEnvScot: #DYK the @NorthCoast500 is a natural routeway that people have been building along for thousands of years? Find out more o…

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