Posts Tagged ‘Scottish Mink Initiative’

Mink ‘Safe Haven’ Project

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

The largest ever initiative to remove breeding American mink from the north of Scotland is under way.

The Scottish Mink Initiative aims to create a 20,000 sq km safe haven for native wildlife in rural Tayside, Aberdeenshire, Moray, the Cairngorms and the Highlands. Continue reading “Mink ‘Safe Haven’ Project” »

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 cakeĀ  – 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.