Tain and District Field Club 2022 - 2023

Tain & District Field Club
Summer Field Trips
7th July Thursday Talich
Birds and plants , =especially orchids, of this unique alderwood
27th August Saturday National Bat Night – Going batty around Tain
Springfield, Morangie ponds, Links pond & river mouth
17th September Saturday Kildary Loch and Quarry
Birds, insects and plants of the sand quarry and pools.


Members’ beachcombing and barbecue
Saturday 20th August
Morning – 10:00-13:00 TDFC stall at the Tain Community Market
Afternoon – 14:00 Shandwick: beach combing and barbecue
Walk and beach events followed by a barbecue at c16:30


Winter Programme 2022-23
13/09/22 AGM followed by
The Law of the Sea, Ocean Health and Our Well-being
Dr Bernadette Snow (Deputy Director, One Ocean Hub, Strathclyde Univ.)
11/10/22 Regenerating the Caledonian Pine Forest
Thomas Macdonell (Glen Feshie)
08/11/22 Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve: the UK’s first NNR celebrating 70 Years
Ian Sargent (NatureScot)
13/12/22 A Story of Culture, Crime & Conservation of the Scottish Freshwater Pearl Mussel
Iain Sime (NatureScot)
10/01/23 Ariundle Oakwood and Strontian
Zoom talk Eilidh-Ann Phillips- (Senior Countryside Ranger Highlife Highland)
14/02/23 The NE Highlands- a Geomorphologist Looks at the Landscape and Wonders Aloud
David Jarman (Highland Geological Society)
14/03/23 Peatlands in Peril
Zoom? Roxane Andersen (Environmental Research Institute-UHI Thurso) our a colleague
Indoor meetings will be in the Minor Hall of the Duthac Centre
You can keep up to date with TDFC events at: http://tainfieldclub.org.uk/
or on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/tain.fieldclub