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Community Grants Scheme

The Community Grants Scheme (CGS) will support activities at a community level that complement those taking place through the wider Landscape Partnership Scheme (LPS) and provide benefit to people living within the project area. The intention is to encourage as wide a range of groups and individuals as possible to have involvement with and benefit

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Natural Heritage Data Project

The Assynt Field Club set up a website in 2009 to provide a window to Assynt’s natural heritage and landscapes for local residents, visitors to the area and the wider scientific community.  It also encourages observations to be contributed.  From 2013-14 the website received 1,441 contributions. The previous website only allowed the display and storage

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Marine Project

The culture and prosperity of Coigach and Assynt has been linked to the sea for centuries but as sea health has diminished many of those links have been lost. This project builds on previous work undertaken, particularly that of the Highland Seashore Project, to give greater prominence to the local marine environment. The project area

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Sustainable Deer Management

Deer management in Scotland is overseen by SNH, with decisions and actions at a local level undertaken by Deer Management Groups (DMGs) who co-ordinate activity between the land-owners and managers within each area. The CALL area falls with the West Sutherland Deer Management Group (WSDMG) which itself is split into four sub-groups, two of which

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Crofting Project

Crofting is a unique social system which stems from the Highland clearances of the Nineteenth Century and has played a crucial role in shaping the landscape, natural environment, cultural heritage and social economy of all the crofting counties. In the project area there are three main areas under crofting tenure; the Coigach Peninsula, the Assynt

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Woodland Artisan Courses

This project aims to fulfil local demand for training courses utilising local timber and woodland resources to create products such as spoons, bowls, furniture, hazel hurdles, baskets and wild food products. Courses will be organised and run over the five years in conjunction with the local learning centre at various locations throughout Coigach and Assynt.

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Outdoor and Woodland Learning

The Outdoor and Woodland Learning project encourages education about the area’s natural environment in order to nurture a legacy of understanding and respect. It is the central access point for all school activities associated with the Landscape Partnership projects delivery. The aims of this project are to: Work with schools in, and associated with, the

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Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeSaturday, April 21st, 2018 at 7:53am

RT @mtnsofscotland: View during ascent of Beinn an Eoin #Coigach #archive https://t.co/C6oXs3rZC3

Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeFriday, April 20th, 2018 at 6:18pm

One of the screenings of @ediefilm in Lochinver has sold out already! Get in quick https://t.co/1c8anA0Na8

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Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeFriday, April 20th, 2018 at 2:38pm

P7s from Ullapool Primary School have been busy this week, exploring Isle Martin on Wednesday and formulating session plans today (in preparation for sharing the island with the rest of the P7s from surrounding schools) all as part of their #JohnMuirAward.
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Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeFriday, April 20th, 2018 at 10:59am

Assynt Development Trust are recruiting for a development officer, see post for details

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