Tag: islands

Check for stowaway rodents to help save our seabirds

As well as bot owners being urged to check their boats for the likes of rodents and mink, day trippers visiting the Treshnish Isles and Staff are also being encouraged to keep an eye on their bags and seal away food in another bid to stop invasive predators reaching seabird colonies and putting them at risk.

Welcome back: ‘We’re Open’

Volunteers who run Ellenabeich’s Heritage Centre gathered to raise a glass and toast a healthy future as visitors, up to 14,000 in a normal year, return after 15 months to enjoy the museum’s collection of artefacts reflecting bygone life on the Slate Islands.