LNHG Monthly Talk – Tuesday 8th December 2015

The Ups and Downs of Colonsay’s Buzzards with David Jardine. David spends many days every year on this beautiful Inner Hebridean Island and is well placed to discuss Colonsay’s Buzzards as he wrote the book ‘The Birds of Colonsay’.   The talk starts at 19.30 hours at the Seil Island Hall, Ellenabeich, Seil, And is Read More …

LNHG Monthly Talk – Tuesday 10th November 2015

It’s that time of year when we start looking at lichens again and who better than Andy Acton to give a talk on this amazing subject The title of his talk is     ‘Lichens of the Wild West’ The talk starts at 19.30 hours at Seil Island Hall, Ellenabeich, Seil, and is free to Read More …

Baked Alaska – Tuesday 17th November

Ardfern, Lochgilphead – Craignish Village Hall.  Starts 7:30 pm For booking information click on the link below : – http://ridinglights.org/baked-alaska/

LNHG Monthly Talk – Tuesday 13th October

“The Forming of the Easdale Slates”  a talk by Alastair Fleming. Alastair is a local geologist, teacher and writer who lives on Luing and like many of our speakers is a Lorn Natural History Group member. The talk starts at 19.30 hours at Seil Island Hall, Ellenabeich, Seil, and is free to members, £2 to Read More …

SWT – A Boat Trip with Sealife Adventures – Tuesday 13th October 2015

SWT have organised a four-hour Wildlife Cruise with Sealife Adventures to the Corryvreckan on Tuesday 13th October at 10:00 hrs There are a couple of places left on this boat trip. Any takers? Cost is £50 per person. If you’re interested please get in touch with Tony Mitchell-Jones on T: 07788 497796 or E: tony@swtalg.org.uk

Biological Recording and the Use of Social Media – Thursday 15th October 2015

‘Biological Recording and the use of Social Media’ Thursday 15th October 2015 – 14:00 to 16:00 hrs The event will be held at the Atlantic Islands Centre on Luing. A talk by Richard Wesley of Lorn Natural History Group about the importance of biological recording and the use of Facebook as a recording medium. With Read More …

Studying the Garvellachs – Thurs 8th October 2015

“Studying the Garvellachs – Why are these rocks world-famous?” A display & talk by Tony Spencer, at the Atlantic Islands Centre. Display from 6.00pm; Talk 7.45pm. Bar and refreshments available from 6.15pm-10:30pm. Tony has been working for several summers on the Garvellachs. Those on passing boats may have seen a lone figure and wondered what Read More …

LNHG Monthly Talk – Tuesday 8th September

‘The Scottish Beaver Trial – The Story so Far’ Olwen Armstrong Hemmings will be giving a talk about the Scottish Beaver Trial, a five year project which started in 2009. The monitoring phase of the Scottish Beaver Trial has now finished. All the scientific findings from that trial have been written up and were presented Read More …

LNHG Monthly Talk – Tuesday 14th July 2015

Ben Darvill from the BTO at Stirling will give a talk on ‘Bird ID and Recording Techniques’  at Seil Island Hall on Tuesday evening 14th July starting at 19:30 hours, followed by a free training course the next day. Come along and improve your bird ID and recording skills against the beautiful backdrop of Ellenabeich, Read More …

LNHG Monthly Talk – Tuesday 9th June 2015

‘An Amateur’s Introduction to Environmental Ethics’        A talk by Anuschka Millar ‘Conservation is based on a set of values and most conflicts arise where these values clash with other types of values. The talk introduces some major theories of value. It will be a gentle introduction to important issues in conservation and is aimed Read More …

LNHG Monthly Talk – Tuesday 12th May 2015

Talk: The Life and Times of Thomas Hopkirk Illustrated talk by Dick Peebles, chair of Clyde & Argyll Fungus Group. Hopkirk (1785-1841) was a pioneer of Scottish botany and mycology and founder of the Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Those who’ve been on fungus forays with Dick will know him as a very entertaining speaker whose enthusiasm Read More …

LNHG Monthly Talk – Tuesday 14th April 2015

‘Ascension Island’ Speaker :- James Fenton. Venue:  Seil Island Hall,  Ellenabeich    Time:  1930 hrs. Admission: Free to members, £2 to non-members, or join at the door. Coffee, tea and biscuits will be available after the talk. For further information please contact:- Richard Wesley on T: 01852 300388  or  E: snhguk@gmail.com

LNHG Talk – Tuesday 10th March

‘Adapting to the North’ :- A talk by Etsy Wilcox on adaptations of Arctic wildlife to cold weather’ ‘What the deep sea can tell us about climate change’ : – A talk by Rachel Vezza on the Faroe-Scotland channel deep water research. ‘The Loch Etive Glacier’ : – A talk by Allan Audsley, exploring how Loch Read More …

LNHG Talk – Tuesday 10th February

‘Seabirds, Insects and other interesting forms of life in Argyll’  Speaker :- Clive Craik. Venue:  Seil Island Hall,  Ellenabeich    Time:  1930 hrs. This will be preceded by the LNHG AGM starting at 1900 hours. All members are welcome to attend.  Admission: Free to members, £2 to non-members, or join at the door. Coffee, tea and Read More …

Dick Peebles talk rearranged

The 13 January talk by Dick Peebles was cancelled due to snow blocking the roads. This talk has been rearranged for Tuesday 12 May. Dick is also hoping to fit in an outing to look for spring fungi the day before or after the talk (or even both days). Carl