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News2019-03-15T15:35:56+01:00

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: |

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|

Digging into Callander’s History

An exciting range of archaeology workshops and training opportunities are taking place in Leny Woods over the next few months to help us uncover the area’s historic past and unlock the cultural heritage of Callander. Leny Woods is situated at the Highland Boundary Fault and holds archaeological sites from

March 12th, 2019|Categories: General News, Archaeology|
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