Talks 2018

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LORN NATURAL HISTORY GROUP

Monthly Meetings – 19:30 hrs to 21:30 hrs

Held at Seil Island Hall,  Ellenabeich,  Isle of Seil, except where stated.  Venue for May: Waterstone’s in Oban
Tuesday January 16
Drew McFarlane Slack, MBE (Highland & Islands Regional Manager for Scottish Land and Estates)   Running a Highland Estate in Badenoch: the experience of Alvie and Dalraddy Estates.

Tuesday February 13
Pippa Gerrard, (Community Engagement Officer at Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust)   Evidence for Change: what we have learnt about Hebridean cetaceans from over a decade of research.

Tuesday March 13
Dr Pete Minting (Scottish Officer of ARC Trust, and co-author of the key reference on Scottish Herptiles, The Amphibians and Reptiles of Scotland, Glasgow 2016)   Talk title: Amphibians and Reptiles of Western Scotland.

Tuesday April 10
Dr Kenny Taylor (Black-Isle-based writer, editor, lecturer and musician).  Puffin Homecoming: seeking an embattled icon.

Tuesday May 8
Dr Martyn Murray VENUE: Waterstones, Oban.  The Storm Leopard: Journeying across Africa and into the Heart of the Environmental Crisis (Details to be confirmed).

Summer Break: No meeting in June

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.

Contact Stephen Arnold on SSStephen_Arnold@hotmail.com for further information.
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