LNHG Field Trip to Strone Hill – 12th March 2016

Our next field trip is at Strone Hill, about 3 miles east of Dalmally, where there are footpaths leading through remnants of ancient oak woodland down to the river Lochy. We’ll be recording lichens, fungi and anything else that’s about. Meet at the Forestry Commission car park which is well signposted on the right as Read More …

LNHG Monthly Talk – Tuesday 8th March 2016

‘Invasive Plants’ with Gordon Gray Stephens. What are they? Invasive non-native species (INNS) are species which have been introduced, as a result of human activity, to an area where they are not native, and which are detrimental to native species and habitats.  Well-known examples are Japanese Knotweed, Himalayan Balsam and Rhododendron.  As well as affecting Read More …

LNHG Field Trip to Glen Nant – 13th Feb 2016

Our next field trip is to Glen Nant National Nature Reserve to look at the lichens and other inhabitants of the “Celtic Rainforest”. This is in conjunction with Plantlife’s Celtic Rainforest storytelling event at Taynuilt and the launch of their new Glen Nant walk leaflet. Meet at 10 a.m. in the reserve car park which Read More …

LNHG Monthly Talk – Tuesday 9th Feb 2016

‘Wildlife Gardening’ with Barbara MacFarlane Barbara has been with TransTech Ltd at Connel for ten years working as Company Secretary and office administrator and has latterly diversified to carry out surveys for private water supplies and flood risk assessments. She also assists with benthic surveys for the aquaculture industry and phase 1 habitat surveys. In Read More …