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Glen Orrin Scrub Clearance Work Party

Organiser:  BC Highland Branch

 

Target Species:  To benefit Pearl-bordered Fritillary

 

Date:  Saturday April 6

 

Time:  10.30am

 

Meeting place: Parking near the work site is limited, therefore, we will meet at the visitor’s car park at the entrance to Glen Orrin, grid ref NH 474514 (OS map 26), at 10.30am. We will then take as few cars as possible a mile further up the glen to the site. If you cannot make it at 10.30 then hopefully you will find us up the glen on the south or left hand side of the road along the track that starts at approx. NH 464517.

Directions: From Marybank on the A832 take the minor road south for 1.5 miles to Aultgowrie.  On the south side of the bridge turn west for 200 yards to a small car park for visitors.  

 

Description:  Another chance to help cut back vegetation and rake up excessive bracken to improve the habitat for Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries.  Both species occur on the south facing slopes and track-sides on the slopes of An Dun. 

 

Approx duration: 4-6 hours but you are welcome to join in and leave whenever you want.  Every little helps so if you only want to come for an hour you will still be very welcome.

 

What’s needed: Bring lunch and wear old clothes. Bring work gloves, rakes, secateurs, loppers and bow-saws if you have them.  Further hand-tools will be available. 

 

Leader name: Margaret Currie

Leader contact details:  Tel: 01349 877223    

email:  moths.vc106@btinternet.com

 

Leader name: Tom Prescott

Leader contact details:  Tel: 01540 661469   Mobile: 07979 785665

email:  tprescott@butterflyconservation.org

 

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