Events

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Course on Fox and Rabbit Control by Snaring

Scottish Government Approved

With Hugo Straker of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Organised by Lochcarron Branch of the Scottish Crofting Federation

Monday 18th March 2013 10.00 – 13.30 hrs

It is now compulsory that anyone using snares attends a course, receives a certificate and applies to the police for an ID number. It will be illegal to set a snare without the user’s individual ID number attached to every snare after 1st April. Anyone attending this course should bring their own fox snare and tealer if they can.

Venue: The Smithy Strathcarron, Wester Ross IV54 8YS Directions: A896 Achnasheen/Lochcarron (approx. 200 metres west of Strathcarron junction). The Smithy buildings are located on the right

Cost £48.00 per head

Bring your own packed lunch, tea/coffee supplied

To book your place please contact Kristine MacKenzie

01520 722882 E-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

 

Lochcarron Woodland Croft Knowledge Share Event

Speakers include Jamie McIntrye, Freelance Woodland Croft Advisor, Chris Marsh from Sleat Community Trust and Ronnie MacRae, CEO, Highland Small Community Housing Trust

5th March - 10.00 am and finishes at 3.30

The event is being held at The Smithy, just before you reach Lochcarron.

The event is free to attend, and includes tea/coffee and lunch.

As numbers are limited, you will need to book a place: contact Kristine to book on 01520 722882 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

 

SCF Crofters’ Meeting - Lewis and Harris

Harris and Lewis meetings

Common Grazings & CAP Support,

the Crofting Register and Community Mapping

& other issues affecting crofting.

Speakers include: Gwyn Jones of the European Forum for Nature Conservation and Pastoralism, SCF Chair Derek Flyn and Chief Executive Patrick Krause.

Harris - Wednesday 27th Feb - Tarbert Community Centre - 7.30pm

Lewis - Thursday 28th Feb - County Hotel, Stornoway- 7.30pm

All welcome

 

SCF North Skye Crofter’s meeting

Including brief update on the Skye & Lochalsh Abattoir Study with Ross Mackenzie SAC Consulting

Tel: 01599 530 005 for more information
with SCF Chair Derek Flyn & IG MacDonald, Crofting Commissioner
A chance to get your questions answered on…
The Crofting Register, ‘Duty to Report’ form & the new draft Grazing Regulations
Thurs 14th Feb Skye Camanachd Clubhouse Portree, 7.30pm

All welcome

For more information please see: NorthSkyeWeb.pdf

 

South Skye and Lochalsh Crofter’s meeting

Weds 13th Feb- 7.30pm
Kyleakin Hall – Function Room
Tel: 01599 530 005 for more information
with SCF Chair Derek Flyn and Susan Walker & IG MacDonald of the Crofting Commission
A chance to get your questions answered on…
The Crofting Register, ‘Duty to Report’ form & the new draft Grazing Regulations

All welcome

For more information please see: SouthSkyeWeb.pdf