Posts Tagged ‘Biodiversity’

Biodiversity – Why is it attractive?

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Insights from a Recorder

“What gets me out of bed in the morning?  Well, lots of things.  But the excitement of learning more about Highland wildlife, and enthusing others with its wonders, is high on the list.”

Murdo Macdonald

Murdo Macdonald is the Open University Biodiversity Mentor for Scotland, and manages the taxon database for the Highland Biological Recording Group.

East Ross BioDiversity Event

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

EASTER ROSS BIODIVERSITY EVENT

STRATHPEFFER COMMUNITY CENTRE, STRATHPEFFER

THURSDAY 19 MAY 2011

Biodiversity Poster 2011Click image to view

DRAFT PROGRAMME

7.00pm Welcome and Introduction

Chairperson: Dr Kenny Taylor

7.15pm Local Biodiversity Projects (4x 15 mins inc questions)

  • The Greenhouse (tbc)
  • Blackwater Environmental Group
  • Ferintosh Environmental group
  • RSPB Volunteer Project
8.15pm Break

Tea / Coffee and cake  – chance to browse stalls

8.35pm Local Biodiversity Projects (3x 15 mins inc questions)

  • River Peffery Project
  • Milton Community Woodland
  • TBC

9.20pm

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Feedback, Conclusions and Closing Remarks

Chairperson: Dr Kenny Taylor

Stalls

  1. RSPB
  2. Scottish Mink Initiative
  3. Nature Detectives
  4. ERBG/ Highland Council (postcards etc)
  5. River Peffery Project?
  6. Highland Red Squirrel Project

This project is being part financed by the Scottish Government and the European Community Highland LEADER 2007-2013 Programme. It receives match funding from Highland Council, Scottish Natural Heritage and RSPB Scotland.