Talks 2019

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LORN NATURAL HISTORY GROUP

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 Napier 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
 
Tuesday, July 9, Seil Island Hall, 7:30 pm.
Norrie Bissell 
George Orwell’s life at Barnhill

Tuesday, August 13, Seil Island Hall, 7:30 pm.

Claire Lacey, CIEEM, University of St Andrews

 Fantastic Beasts and where to find them: the perils and pitfalls of locating and   counting whales and dolphins

*Tuesday, September 10, Rockfield Centre, Oban, 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 SSStephen_Arnold@hotmail.com for further information.
 
Lorn Natural History Group
lnhg.org.uk