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Lorn Natural History Group

Our aim is to enjoy, study, conserve and promote awareness of natural history in Lorn and adjacent parts of Argyll. We organise field trips in all parts of Lorn, and hold monthly talks by local and national speakers on natural history topics. We co-operate with conservation organisations to preserve and maintain Lorn’s biodiversity, undertaking wildlife projects and building up a knowledge base of species distribution. We believe that by understanding the local ecology we can help promote awareness and protect the natural world we have to enjoy on our doorstep. We operate the biological records centre for vice-county 98 Main Argyll, which includes all of mainland Argyll except Kintyre and Morvern. It also includes the islands of Lismore, Kerrera, Seil, Easdale and Luing. Our data is uploaded to the National Biodiversity Network and is made available to SNH and to environmental consultants. We believe that planning and other land use decisions should be based on knowledge rather than ignorance. Photos posted on this group should include the date and location so that we can record the sighting. This will help with conservation of the species concerned and its habitat (or with appropriate action if it is a non-native invasive species). Wildlife photos that lack any information linking them to the local area are of no value to us and should be posted on a photography group instead. We welcome requests for identification of sightings from photos, provided they are from our area. You do not have to be a LNHG member to join this Facebook group, but we can't survive without membership fees so please consider joining LNHG, for just £10 per year. You can do this via the LNHG website www.lnhg.org.uk
Jessie Wormell
Jessie WormellTuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 10:05pm
At Dalvuie, Moss of Achnacree NM91673673, on 15th Jan.
Any ID's much appreciated. Got the Scarlet-cup.
Jessie Wormell
Jessie WormellTuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 10:01pm
At Dalvuie on Moss of Achnacree, NM91663674 on 15thJan.
Caroline Anderson
Caroline AndersonMonday, January 15th, 2018 at 3:56pm
These wee beauties from Barnluasgan today
Carl Farmer
Carl FarmerTuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 10:42am
Tonight's talk is postponed due to the weather forecast for the area. New date will be announced soon.
Zena Henderson
Zena HendersonSunday, January 14th, 2018 at 11:03pm
2018_Jan_LNHG_SSSI Coille Leitire
Caroline Anderson
Caroline AndersonSunday, January 14th, 2018 at 2:04pm
A few from Coille Bharr today
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