Caithness Ranger Events April 2016
1st April 2016
Willow Bees 1 - Wednesday 6th April. 6pm - 8pm.
Willow Bees 2 - Wednesday 13th April. 6pm – 8pm.
Kids, come along to the Seadrift Visitor Centre and have fun creating some willow structure bumblebee models and have the honour of seeing them take pride of place in the centre's display for the coming season. Completed in two sessions!
Kids £3.50 accompanying adults FREE. Booking essential.
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Dunnet Beach Clean
Saturday 16th April. 11am – 2pm.
Please give some time and help other volunteers to clean Dunnet Beach ready for the coming season. Gloves, bags and a free hot drink provided. Stay as long as you are able and wrap up warm. Meet at Dunnet Beach car park from 11am. FREE event.
Navigation for Numpties! Latheron.
Monday 18th April. 10.30am – 1pm.
Learn basic navigation & map reading skills by joining us on a hill walk around some of the interesting archaeological remains in the Latheron area. Walking boots and outdoor gear required for some rough ground conditions. Bring a compass if you have one. Meeting place given out on booking.
Adults £4.50, conc £3.50 family £15.00.
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Kite Making at Seadrift
Wednesday 27th April. 6pm – 8pm.
Assemble and fly your very own kite made from everyday household items. All materials provided but limited numbers so booking essential. Kite flying will take place if weather conditions are suitable. All children must be accompanied.
Adults £4.50, conc £3.50, family £15.00.
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All children must be accompanied!
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If you want to find out more about bats in Caithness you could not do better than head to Thrumster Woodlands with the Rangers. You might be surprised how many there are and where you can find them.
Armadale Burn Guided Walk Wednesday 10th May 2017. 10am - 1pm.
Join us for a walk along the breath taking cliff tops of Caithness for the 3rd in our series of 7 ranger guided walks along the East Coast, following the John O'Groats Trail. There's a lot to see on this walk - two beautiful harbours, sea stacks and nesting seabirds, coastal flora and a ruined Norse keep.
An interesting evening sure to be a hit with the kids..
The Rangers are planning a series of exciting events such as guided walks and children's activities throughout the Highlands. "There is something here for everyone" says Eilidh-Ann Phillips, Senior Ranger for South Highlands.
Over 5000 North Highland pupils have undertaken a project with the Highland Council's Rangers so far this year. It has been a really busy year in the North Highlands for The Highland Council's Countryside Ranger team.
Friday night on 2nd September 2016 gives you the chance to go out with an experienced ranger to find out about the bats that are all around us in Caithness..
Check out these Ranger events in July. Sunday July 10, 2016 10.00am - 12.30pm Crabs at Keiss Discover life below the waves with meat eating predators & exciting rock pool life.
Over forty members of the public attended a series of high profile guided walks on the peatlands of Caithness and Sutherland led by the Highland Council Rangers. Andy Summers, Senior Countryside Ranger said: "We saw lots of exciting wildlife including great views of a peregrine falcon, breeding greenshanks and red-throated divers, dragonflies hunting around bog pools.
Enjoy an illustrated talk on 'An Introduction to Caithness Seabirds' with some coffee/tea & home baking before taking a short walk to view a puffin colony in the Dunbeath area. 3rd June 2016.
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