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Rivers – why should we care?

The Forth Rivers Trust is an environmental charity with a key focus on rivers, in particular rivers which flow into the Forth Estuary and Firth of Forth. Operations and Development Manager Jonathan Louis explains the significance of rivers in the Callander area and how the Trust is working as

August 7th, 2019|Categories: General News, Rivers|

Supporting Callander’s young people

Our Heritage Skills project primarily aims to engage and support Callander’s young people through training and apprenticeship opportunities. Across the three years of the project a number of Modern Apprentices will be recruited, creating a network of young people working together for Callander. Struan is currently undertaking a Modern

July 11th, 2019|Categories: General News, Heritage skills|

Clover and marigolds and orchids, oh my! Exploring Callander’s flora

Luke Mallett, a dedicated Callander's Landscape volunteer, talks about his experience as a practical conservation volunteer and the positive influence of being in and around nature. I started volunteering  with Callander’s Landscape earlier this year and have found it a very rewarding experience. It’s involved a variety of tasks

July 4th, 2019|Categories: General News, Volunteering|Tags: |

Interpreting Callander’s Gaelic heritage

Our Gaelic project aims to celebrate Callander’s Gaelic heritage and promote engagement with the language through guided walks, place-name research, and art. Find out more about the importance of Gaelic to Callander from Ruairidh Maclean, who will be leading a workshop in July as part of the annual Callander

June 24th, 2019|Categories: General News, Volunteering, Gaelic Heritage|

Join us at Callander Summerfest 2019!

Find out what’s on in this year’s Callander & Trossachs Summerfest, which launches its programme today. Summerfest is organised by Callander Community Development Trust, Creative in Callander, Callander Youth Project Trust and Callander’s Landscape, and is funded by Callander Community Hydro Fund, Friends of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs,

May 24th, 2019|Categories: General News, Volunteering|

Drones above Dunmore

Dunmore hillfort, near Bochastle just west of Callander, is a well-known local landmark and nationally important monument. As part of our Archaeology project, the hillfort was recently surveyed using drone-based photogrammetry, a form of aerial survey that allows us to see sites from new perspectives and creates highly accurate

May 13th, 2019|Categories: General News, Archaeology|

First Callander’s Landscape project completion!

This month we are celebrating the success of our Black Grouse project in partnership with Drumardoch Estate, which is the first project to be completed as a part of Callander’s Landscape! The Black Grouse project, which falls under the project theme of ‘restore’, aims to extend black grouse habitat

March 21st, 2019|Categories: General News, Black Grouse|

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