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 Assynt Field Club Summer Programme  2017, Scottish Borders

Assynt Field Club Summer Programme 2017

Assynt Field Club


Sunday 28th May Annual Bird Race.
How many birds can you see in a couple of hours on the Stoer peninsula? Join us for a bit of fun. Come with a team or be allocated to one when you arrive.
Meet at Stoer Hall (NC041297) at 11 am.
Finish at Stoer Lighthouse for lunch and compare scores. Prize for the winners.
Contact: David Haines (01571 833361)

Sunday 25th June Bio Blitz at Glencanisp.
Accompany Stephen Moran and Ian Evans for a bio blitz near the head of the loch and Abhainn Bad na h-Achlaise.
Meet at Glencanisp Lodge car park at 11 am. (NC116221) Bring lunch.
Contact: Andy Summers (01571 855309)

Sunday 23rd July Flowers of the Limestone beside Na Luirgean and Loch Urigill.
Meet at the path on the north side of the A835, east of the bridge over the Ledmore River (NC231121 or nearest safe place) at 10.30 am.
Bring lunch.
Contact: Ian Evans (01571 833241)

Monday 21st August Train from Lairg to R.S.P.B. Forsinard.
Catch the 08.53 train from Lairg station to arrive in Forsinard at 10.21.
Spend about three and a half hours at the reserve and visitor centre.
Leave there at 13.47 to return to Lairg at 15.12.
Share transport to Lairg if possible and book your own ticket beforehand.
Bring lunch (hot drinks sold at visitor centre).
Entry to Reserve is Free but train cost will vary depending on individual.
Contact: Gwen Richards (01571 844032)

Sunday 17th Sept. Shell-collecting at Oldshoremore.
Meet at 11 am. at the car park beside the cemetery in Oldshoremore (NC202584).
Search for cowries, sunsets, arks, carpets, and gapers (to name but a few).
You may even find a necklace, slit limpet or a pea urchin! Bring lunch.
Contact: Ian Evans (01571 833241)

All indoor meetings begin at 7.45 pm. and are held in the Community Room in Lochinver Village Hall.
Refreshments are provided after the talks.
Admission for all is 3 (apart from the A.G.M. which is free).
Any queries to the Secretary: Gwen Richards (01571 844032) or Chair: Andy Summers (01571 844654/855309).

Assynt Field Club

Assynt Field Club Summer Programme 2017, Scotland