The East Sutherland Rotary Club planted trees and created a Scottish native wildflower meadow in land adjacent to the A9 at Drummuie, south of Golspie. The project was to improve the biodiversity and amenity val...
Expansion of existing fragmented native woodland along south shore of Loch Assynt through reducing deer numbers and introducing controlled grazing by cattle and pigs. The main costs were fencing, cattle & pig crus...
Habitat: Lowland, Woodland, Garden
Engaged 4 schools, using puppet theatre and promotional workshops, in growing native trees from seed as a mechanism to increase involvement in wildlife enhancement activity.
Sep 07: Puppet show &lsqu...
Habitat: Coastal, Grassland
The project upgraded the path around the island and provided toilet facilities. This enabled SWT to better manage access and thereby avoid disturbance to nesting birds and fragile ecosystems.
Habitat: Coastal, Marine
Pilot survey of available information on marine habitats & species for part of NW Sutherland coast.
Year - 2009
People in Scourie and Rogart carried out comprehensive surveys of their local biodiversity, which have been collated into two informative booklets. Over 100 people were involved in the surveys and events, and the comm...
Habitat: Marine, Freshwater
Project to survey juvenile eels with volunteers. The information was supplied to National Management Plans.
May 08: Report produced & circulated.
Mar 09: Presentation to Highland Biodiversity...
This project was run by the Highland Council Ranger Service in conjunction with three local Primary Schools. Melvich Primary looked at the resources that are harvested from the marine and coastal environment, and produce...