Family Fun Day: CELEBRATING NATURE
Join our 'big event' on Saturday 28th September in the Fingal Centre, Portree High School.
An exciting line-up of talks, walks, debates, activities and displays to fill the day with something for everyone.
10.30am – 5pm
“Venue” programme: (times approximate)
11.00 Fish Farming – debate with representatives of the industry and
13.00 Mammals in Skye with Roger Cottis
14.00 Scottish Fossils: the Skye Story with geologist Prof Nigel Trewin
1515 Creeping Toad’s Parade and Poems
1530 Presentation of prizes for SLEF Photography Competition
1545 Keynote Address: Jean Urquhart MSP
1600 Local Bio-diversity Action Plan – introduction and discussion about the review of the Document, facilitated and led by Jonathan Willet, Highland Council Biodiversity Officer.
Biodiversity Marketplace: lots of displays and stands with information and advice
Photographic Competition: display of all entries
Wild Words and Wacky Crafts: with Gordon Maclellan aka ‘Creeping Toad’ – create poems, books and masks as never before!
Environmental Puppets: make your own puppet and tell a story with Lucy from Eden Court
Bird watching Walks: hints on identification and recording techniques with BTO experts
Raffle - great prizes! Craig’s Skye Roasted Coffee