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LNHG is an active and friendly local natural history group based within the Lorn region of Argyll. We hold regular walks, talks and events for our members and the public.


Join us for our Saturday field trips, open to members and non-members alike.  Explore new sites and improve your identification skills.


LNHG-icons_13We also hold Monthly talks all year round, normally on the second Tuesday of each month at Seil Island Hall, Ellenabeich.


LNHG-icons_03Browse our website for more information including how to join LNHG, and field trip reports


LNHG-icons_08Get in touch with us using our contact form

ABReC is the Biological Records Centre for vice-county 98, Main Argyll, and records, collates and provides data for the region. We also accept records from other parts of Argyll that have no records centre of their own. There is a separate website for ARBReC. 


Our recording area, VC 98 Main Argyll, covers much of mainland Argyll. We are currently trying to increase the amount of data we have from under-recorded areas.


You can submit a sighting to us via the online form on the ARBReC website, or via the ARBReC facebook page, where you can also receive help with your identification.  Every record matters!


Find out more about the Scottish Biodiversity List  of flora, fauna and habitats, the EU Habitats Directive and Invasive Non-Native Species.


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Species of the Month

Each month we nominate a species for members to look for. You can also look for species from the same month in previous years, as every record helps.

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Field Trip Reports

View recent and archived reports of species seen on some of our previous field trips, along with photos.

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Online ID Guides

There are a wide range of websites and resources available to help you identify your finds. Browse them by category.