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Ranger Events 2017

Wednesday 23rd August

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Join the ranger for wildlife spotting and knowledge at either the Loch Torr or Fishnish Wildlife Hides. There’ll be ID guides, books and information on hand. Plus investigate the catch from the (harmless) overnight moth trap at Loch Torr (weather dependent).

Bring: Binoculars if you have them. Clothing appropriate to the weather.

Time: TBC : Loch Torr 10:00-12:00; Fishnish 14:00-16:00

Meet: tba

Cost: £8 adult, £4 child

Booking: Not required

Contact: Ranger Service

Contact Info: 07540792650 or 01680 300640

Info: 07540792650 or 01680 300640

Wednesday 23rd August

Erraid Adventure

A walk exploring the natural and cultural history of this tidal island (setting for Robert Louis Stevenson’s ‘Kidnapped’), with options to stop off at the seal colony, lighthouse observatory and a beautiful sandy beach. You may wish to bring a packed lunch and explore the many lovely beaches around Knockvologan before the walk.

Time: 10:00

Duration:11:00 - 15:00

Meet: Knockvologan farm

Cost: £8 adult, £4 child

Booking: Recommended

Contact: Ranger Service

Contact Info: 01681 700659 or 07717581405

Info: Bring waterproofs, footwear with ankle support (as some of the route is over boggy, uneven ground), and a snack and drink

Wednesday 30th August

Iona Shelter drop-in

To be confirmed. Please phone for details nearer the time

Time: TBC

Meet: tba

Cost: free

Booking: Not required

Contact: Ranger Service

Contact Info: 07540792650 or 01680 300640

Info: contact for further details

Wednesday 30th August

Elephants in the Undergrowth

Join the Ranger Service for morning of moths at Loch Torr. We’ll investigate the moth catch from the harmless overnight trap and records will contribute to Scotland’s moth conservation. Then, we’ll search for elephants in the undergrowth - the Elephant Hawkmoth caterpillar! An incredible caterpillar like none you’ve ever seen before.

Time: TBC

Duration:10:00 - 14:00

Meet: Loch Torr Wildlife Hide

Cost: £8 adult, £4 child

Booking: Not required

Contact: Ranger Service

Contact Info: 07540792650 or 01680 300640

Info: contact for further details

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