British Commandos and Allied Special Forces, including the Free French, trained at Loch Arkaig during WWII.
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Contractors Fion Construction will be mobilised and on site next week from 8am on Monday until Friday, December 10, to carry out the essential repairs.
The community has made use of the buildings as a base for events and activities in recent years so the transfer to them of the Clunes Forestry Offices is the ‘obvious next step’ for the buildings and surrounding woodland.
Hope emerged on Tuesday when two new ospreys touched down and mated on the nest.
The nest camera at Loch Arkaig Pine Forest in Lochaber has been running since 2017. In 2019 it attracted an audience of 60,000 viewers. Last year its audience shot up to nearly 400,000.
Back in 2019 Linda Keene took part in the NASA scheme to put names on the Mars rover 2020 mission which landed on the Red Planet on Thursday February 18.
The ospreys have gone through 560 – and still counting – fish since Louis and Aila reunited on April 6, comprising 446 trout, 61 flatfish, 31 mackerel, 11 grilse or sea trout, seven Arctic charr and four pike.
Woodland Trust Scotland acquired Loch Arkaig Pine Forest in 2016 in close partnership with local group Arkaig Community Forest. Together, they have long term plans to restore the ancient Caledonian pinewood while stimulating economic activity in the local community.
The camera feed from Woodland Trust’s Loch Arkaig Pine Forest has been running for four years thanks to support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery.