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SUMMER PROGRAMME 2017
In 2017 we are planning to continue our monthly field trips into the summer as we did last year. Below is the programme so far, further details and variations will be added nearer to the time.
In order to accurately judge participant numbers, please telephone Felicity Pollard to book your place on these Summer Events. In particular, the boat trip to Lunga has limited places, on a first come, first served basis. Felicity's telephone number is 01680 300013
Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Visit to Corry Meadows near Fishnish. Wildlife observatory, nature laboratory, pond dipping, wildlife cameras, owls and more. Please phone Geoff and Gulmira on 01680 300002 to say you are coming and arrange a time.
Tuesday 20th June 2017
Boat trip to Lunga with Mark Jardine. Only six places now remaining. Please let Felicity know if you are coming. 01680 300013
Saturday 1st July 2017
Wildfower walk at Treshnish Farm. On National Meadows Day we will be joining celebrations at Treshnish Farm of their Coronation Meadow.
1st July is National Meadows Day and Treshnish Farm will be celebrating in their Coronation Meadow. They have invited us to incorporate our wildflower walk into these celebrations.
The event starts with Moth trapping at 11am.
The Ranger led walk starts at Midday.
Picnic in the Meadow from 1.30pm onwards.
Following on from Tiffins at Treshnish last summer, this year they are combining Mull & Iona Food Trail's Moveable Feast with National Meadows Day, celebrating the biodiversity of the Treshnish meadows with a Moveable Feast of local produce created by Jeanette at Ballygown Restaurant.
The event will start at 11am, please meet at the farm. Rachel from Mull Ranger Service is going to set some moth traps overnight and show us what she has caught before we set off at midday on a Ranger led walk with Rachel and Meryl from RSPB Mull Eagle Watch.
If the weather is good, we will picnic in the Coronation Meadow. If it isn’t we will shelter in the barn like we did last year!
You don’t need to book to attend the event, but if you would like a Moveable Feast please order in advance from Ballygown. 01688 500113.