Talks 2019



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

Venues:  Seil Island Hall and the Rockfield Centre, Oban.
Tuesday, January 15, Seil Island Hall, 7:30 pm.
David Jardine, Regional Manager, Forest Enterprise Scotland.
 ‘The Birds of Colonsay and Oronsay’.
Tuesday, February 12, Rockfield Centre, Oban, 7:30 pm.
  Dr James Fenton, NTS Trustee. 
  ‘Wildlife and Conservation in Azerbaijan’.
Tuesday, March 12, Seil Island Hall, 7:30 pm.
 Dr Tracy White, Head of Microbiology at CuanTec Ltd.
 ‘Langoustine Shells Transforming our Plastic Hell’
Tuesday, April 9, Rockfield Centre, Oban, 7:30 pm.
  Melanie Findlay, Edinburgh  University & Findlay Ecology Services.
  ‘A Romp of Otters: a study of otter activity using camera-traps’.
Tuesday, May 14, Seil Island Hall, 7:30 pm
Kate Holl, Woodland Advisor, Scottish Natural Heritage
‘ Where Have All the Flowers Gone?’

Summer Break: No meeting in June & July

Tuesday, August 13th, Seil Island Hall, 7:30 pm.
Norman Bissell:  Author and Poet.
‘George Orwell Loved Nature’: 
Tuesday, September 10th,  Seil Island Hall 7:30 pm.
Simon Thorp,  *To be confirmed.
 ‘Wildfire and Muirburn’

 Tuesday, October 8, Seil Island Hall, 7:30 pm.

Dr James Fenton, NTS Trustee.

 ‘Grazing, Reforesting, Rewilding: Time for a rethink of the ecology of the Highlands’.

 Tuesday, November 12, Rockfield Centre, Oban, 7:30 pm.

Jessie Wormell,

‘The Butterflies of Mabie Forest’.

Tuesday, December 10, Seil Island Hall, 7:30 pm.

Ellie MacLennan, Co-ordinator, Scottish Entanglement Alliance.

‘Preventing Marine Wildlife Entanglement’.


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 the conclusion of the talks.

Admission is free to LNHG members and £2 to non-members (payable at the door). Annual Membership fee: £10 for the calendar year.

Contact Stephen Arnold on for further information.
Lorn Natural History Group