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.
Tag: Loch Arkaig
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.
Holly was invited to appear via internet link from her home near Fort William to talk about her role in helping ring osprey chicks on Loch Arkaig.
Ospreys on a live online nest camera in Lochaber have laid their first egg of the season and the Woodland Trust Scotland hopes the osprey family will provide a beneficial dose of nature during the current coronavirus lockdown.
Some of Lochaber’s most exotic annual visitors are set to help schoolchildren in Cornwall get through the lockdown imposed to help tackle the coronavirus pandemic.