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LCDC awarded Scottish Land Fund assistance for woodland access

A project helping older people to continue living in their own communities is amongst those benefiting from the latest round of awards from the Scottish Land Fund. Across the country, five community land initiatives are today (28 SEPTEMBER) sharing in … Continue reading

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Drone photos over Kirkton Wood

These images have been taken by Peter MacKenzie & show the Kirkton area of Lochcarron, the ‘Haven on Earth’ path network, Kirkton woodland and the woodfuel yard in Kirkton wood.

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May Outdoor Activities around the treehouse

Monday 1st may, making bird feeders 10.30 – 1.30 pm thursday 4th May 10.30 – 1.30 pm monibeast discovery. booking required 01520 733 232 beveridge.lynda@yahoo.co.uk

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progress in Kirkton Wood, August 2015

Lots of progress is being made in Kirkton Wood, the Harvesting is well underway. It currently doesn’t look as desolate as some harvested commercial plantations can look, as the scotspine, hardwoods and some other trees have been left. It is … Continue reading

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Public consultation meeting. 10th Sept 2014

A successful meeting was held by KWHG in the Lochcarron Community small hall on Wednesday the 10th of September 2014. The meeting was well attended by some new faces as well as those who have supported our projects from the … Continue reading

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Open Day event. 15th August 2014

On 15th August 2014 we held an Open day event at the Smithy community Hub. Events like these are a good opportunity for everyone to get together, find out the latest information about KWHG projects, meet new people, and importantly, … Continue reading

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Public Presentation/ consultation- Kirkton Woodland

A public presentation by Kirkton Woodland and Heritage Group & Forest consultant Malcolm Morrison, Jarrah Forestry. About the application to buy Kirkton woodland. Thursday 10th Sept, Lochcarron upper Hall, 7.30pm. Your chance to have a Say! The application for funding is now with the … Continue reading

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Highland Forests. A brief history.

Highland Forests For tens of thousands of years the Scottish Highlands were covered with ice, thousands of feet thick. About 10,000 years ago the ice retreated leaving the hills and valleys much as they are today. Vegetation colonised the bare … Continue reading

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Kirkton Development

Formation of permanent vehicular access, ‘Bellmouth Junction’ Planning permission has been granted for the formation of a vehicular road access onto the A896. From Land North of the School house, lochcarron. In the short term the access will allow timber to … Continue reading

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Community Woodland Association Conference 2012

The Community Woodlands Association is the umbrella organisation for Community Woodland projects in Scotland. The weekend of 1st & 2nd September 2012, was their annual conference in the Scottish Borders. which coincided with the 25th anniversary celebrations of Wooplaw Community woodland, the first Community woodland in … Continue reading

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