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  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, Rockfield Centre, Oban, 7:30 pm.

Dr James Fenton, NTS Trustee.

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

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

 

 

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