Archive for 2023

Coordinator's Comments

As you read this we will be past the winter solstice and the days are growing imperceptibly longer. We have just completed another successful year at LCV and look forward to another with a fresh quarter beginning/begun in early January. We will be working on a variety of sites both old and new and look forward to seeing you on task. [More]

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Winter task list

Our winter programme for 2024 is now available.

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Coordinator's Comments

Whether it was removing tree tubes at Waterheads, doing scrub management at Granton Castle Walled Garden, removing saplings on bogs, or continuing the great battle with Rhododendron at Whim, Gifford, and Humbie, there were plenty of tasks to get our boots dug in this summer. [More]

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Welcome to Antonia Murphy, our Engagement Officer

Antonia has joined the committee to improve LCV's engagement with new and returning volunteers. Our first step in this direction is to trial online booking; please see the tasks page for details.

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Bracken and cleggs: Taynish residential 2023

At the beginning of June 2023, we finally returned to our annual summer residential task for the first time since 2019. A group of 8 LCV volunteers travelled to Kilmartin for one week to help NatureScot at Taynish National Nature Reserve (NNR) and Moine Mhor National Nature Reserve. For some of us it was the first time, for others it was a welcomed return to these stunning wildlife sanctuaries. [More]

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Summer task list

Our summer task programme is now available.

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Welcome to Annie Gallagher, our new Newsletter editor

Annie has joined the committee to take care of producing our quarterly newsletter, the Puggled Mucker. Many thanks to Annie for taking this on. LCV would also like to thank Aurelie Brousse for producing the Mucker for many years, especially since Aurelie has been in Canada for many of them!

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Geoff Dart joins the committee

Geoff has joined the committee as our Tools Officer, responsible for keeping all our tools in good working order. Many thanks to Geoff for taking this on. LCV would also like to thank Rob Hutchinson for his work over the years

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Coordinator's Comments

We are entering Spring following a successful Winter where we had a variety of tasks for new and established clients and will continue in the same vein. [More]

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Spring task list

Our spring task programme is now available.

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