Community Greenspace, Ross & Cromarty

Project Description

Training and wildlife surveys of green spaces with volunteers in five local communities.  Undertake annual Butterfly Survey to encourage volunteer recorders.

Timescale:

Nov 07: Badger Survey training day, Blackwater Wildlife Group formed. 

Apr 08: Salmon Open Day (28 participants), Amphibian Workshop (14). 

May 08: Reptiles; Bats (18).  Apr 09: Amphibians, Ferintosh (12); Reptiles, Garve (15), 

May 09: Butterflies & Moths workshop held in Garve (20),

Jun 09: Common Plants, Garve (21), Jul 09: Dragonflies, Strathpeffer (20); Butterflies & Moths, Findon (12). 

Sep 09: Blackwater Wildlife Group submitted > 1,000 biological records so far.  Jul 10: Report received, further 5 training days held (NAARS, Fearn (18), Red Squirrel, Munlochy (12) & 3 Salmon events (45, 15 & 18 participants), > 2,000 records submitted to NBN.  Project complete.

Funder Information

The Highland Council

Highland Environment Forum

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