LORN NATURAL HISTORY GROUP
Monthly Meetings – 19:30 hrs to 21:30 hrsHeld at Seil Island Hall, Ellenabeich, Isle of Seil, except where stated.
Tuesday 17th Jan – ‘Geo-engineering Climate Change: do two wrongs make a right?’ with Prof. Nick Owens, Director of SAMS Tuesday 14th Feb – ‘Geology of Lismore: how its limestone affects the island’s nature and agriculture’ with Robert Hay, author of “Lismore, the Great Garden”. At Waterstone’s, Oban. Tuesday 14th Mar – ‘Pine Marten, polecat, wildcat: the changing fortunes of three charismatic characters’ with Dr Tony Mitchell-Jones, Chair of SWT Argyll & Lochaber Group
Tuesday 11th Apr – ‘Marine mammals in high-energy environments: risks and rewards’ with Dr Steven Benjamins, SAMS
Tuesday 9th May – ‘The Moorland Forum’ – with Dr Chris Wernham, Director BTO (Scotland)
Tuesday 13th Jun – ‘Mountains & Islands: how the National Trust for Scotland manages for wildlife’ with Dr James Fenton, Trustee, NTS
Tuesday 11th Jul – ‘Bird Ringing: pleasure and science’ with Rob Lightfoot
Tuesday 8th Aug – ‘Mountain Flowers in the British Isles: from Scilly to Shetland’ with Michael Scott, botanist and author. At Waterstone’s, Oban.
Tuesday 12th Sep – ‘Bracken: management and control’ with Simon Thorp, Director, the Heather Trust and the Moorland Forum
Tuesday 10th Oct – ‘Nature Photography Underwater: Bringing nature underwater to an above water
audience’ with Trevor Davies, diver
Tuesday 14th Nov – ‘Going to work on an island: from Antarctica to the Arctic’ with Jane Smith, film-maker, BBCNHU and National Geographic
Tuesday 12th Dec – ‘The Wildlife of Ecuador: Galapagos, Quito, Paramo and Amazon Basin’ with Rob Lightfoot
Some titles are a guide and may be changed nearer the date. Please check back for any updates before attending a talk.
Refreshments and informal discussion on conclusion of the talks.
Admission is free to LNHG members and £2 to non-members (payable at door). Annual Membership fee: £10 for calendar year.
LNHG also runs several training days each year which are free to LNHG members.