Callander

Callander may be one of the smaller Groups but, within the Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park, we are surrounded by a spectacular landscape of mountains, loch and glens with their wide diversity of wildlife and habitats. Small is friendly!

What we do

– Organise illustrated talks from Sept to April on specific species of flora/fauna and environmental topics
– Arrange local walks and visits to reserves
– Support local conservation projects
– Raise funds to support various wildlife/conservation projects (£1000 donated in 2018)

How to get involved

Volunteers can help with:
– participate in our monthly meetings
– Making suggestions for talk topics or events
– Organising events eg lead a walk
– Hospitality at meetings
– Involvement in conservation projects
– Assist with fund-raising events
– Help to promote children’s activities, even run a Watch Group

Group information

Contacts

Kevin Duffy (Chair)
Lesley Hawkins (Secretary);
Mike Hawkins (Treasurer)
John Snodin (Committee member)
Fiona MacAdam (Committee Member)

Telephone
01877 339080
Email
Email Callander

GROUP MEETINGS

Where and when?

Where we meet

We meet on the second Tuesday of the month from September to April at 7:30pm in Callander Kirk Hall, South Church Street, Callander, FK17 8BN. Free parking is available on the main road, in South Church St and Pearl St.

The meeting room is the library, straight ahead through the main door and has all-ability access.
Suggested donations to cover costs are £2 members, £2.50 non-members, free to full-time students

Directions

Callander Kirk Hall is on South Church Street, Callander, FK17 8BN - on the corner with Main Street opposite Screw-It Hardware Shop.

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GROUP NEWS

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Members' Talks + brief AGM

Three talks by members will follow a very brief AGM (10-15 mins)

THIS TALK HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK
AGM will be added to a later meeting in the 2020/21 season

Balsam Bashing

Himalayan Balsam at one of our Tummel Shingle Island Reserves ©Sara RasmussenHimalayan Balsam Bashing 10-12 along River Teith in Callander. Meet 10am in Callander Medical Centre car park, Geisher Road, FK17 8LX. Wear wellies or boots, thorn-proof clothing and gloves (can be supplies) also bring midge-spray!
Further sessions may be arranged for Sunday 23 August and Sat 19 September, depending on the amount we find in July.
STILL PLANNING TO GO AHEAD

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