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May 2020

Weekend Geopark Geotour (May 2020) – Postponed

May 15, 2020 - May 18, 2020
The Rock Stop, Unapool
Kylesku, Highland IV27 4HW United Kingdom
secret beach rock

Expert tuition by Geopark staff will help you to interpret the geology of this wild and remote highland landscape. The area has the lowest population density in Europe and exhibits unique geodiversity and biodiversity. As home of the oldest rocks in Europe, the first identified thrust fault and with evidence of the earliest life; the North West Highlands Geopark really is the “Cradle of Geology”. This tour is a shortened version of the standard Geotour and runs from lunchtime on…

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Geopark Geotour (May 2020) – Rescheduled to 1st – 7th May 2021

May 27, 2020 - June 2, 2020
The Rock Stop, Unapool
Kylesku, Highland IV27 4HW United Kingdom
secret beach rock

Expert tuition by Geopark staff will help you to interpret the geology of this wild and remote highland landscape. The area has the lowest population density in Europe and exhibits unique geodiversity and biodiversity. As home of the oldest rocks in Europe, the first identified thrust fault and with evidence of the earliest life; the North West Highlands Geopark really is the “Cradle of Geology”. £260 per person including transport, early bird discount of 10% for bookings made by February…

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Sense of Place, Coigach and Assynt

May 29, 2020 @ 08:00 - 17:00

Online Workshop - Friday 29th May If you live in Coigach or Assynt, GET INVOLVED, CLICK  HERE Full details and times are on Countryscape's website (click the link above). For a summary, read on. What do you love about Coigach and Assynt? Let’s talk about ‘Sense of Place’ in Coigach and in Assynt. ‘Sense of place’ is the term used to describe the emotions and experiences we associate with places.  It’s how places make us feel. A sense of place is…

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July 2020

Clachtoll Field Day (Postponed – New date to be announced)

July 9, 2020 @ 10:30 - 16:30
Clachtoll United Kingdom
£5.00

Andy Moffat and Pete Harrison will lead a field day to look at the nature of the Lewisian Torridonian unconformity at Clachtoll

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September 2020

Geopark Geotour (September 2020)

September 19, 2020 - September 22, 2020
The Rock Stop, Unapool
Kylesku, Highland IV27 4HW United Kingdom
secret beach rock

Expert tuition by Geopark staff will help you to interpret the geology of this wild and remote highland landscape. The area has the lowest population density in Europe and exhibits unique geodiversity and biodiversity. As home of the oldest rocks in Europe, the first identified thrust fault and with evidence of the earliest life; the North West Highlands Geopark really is the “Cradle of Geology”. £260 per person including transport, early bird discount of 10% for bookings made by June…

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Highlands Controversy Geotour

September 27, 2020 @ 00:00 - September 30, 2020 @ 00:00
£235.00

The Highlands Controversy tour follows the pioneering geologists of the 19th century in their attempts to unravel the geological history of the northwest highlands.

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October 2020

Talk – Building Stones of Inverness Postponed

October 12, 2020 @ 19:00 - 21:00
The Rock Stop, Unapool
Kylesku, Highland IV27 4HW United Kingdom
£5.00

Talk on Building Stones of Inverness - Andy Moffat

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Guided Walk – Building Stones of Inverness Postponed

October 15, 2020 @ 16:00 - 18:00
£5.00

A walk through Inverness looking at the building stones of the town- Andy Moffat

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AGM 2019/20

October 17, 2020 @ 13:00 - 14:30

Annual General Meeting 2019/20 Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the North West Highlands Geopark Ltd will take place at 13:00 on Saturday 17th of October. This will be held virtually by Zoom video conference. Register here. Outline Agenda AGM business Updates from the Team Trustee/Director elections 'Geoconservation on the World Stage' - a talk from Professor Mike Benton, Bristol University. Full agenda and papers to follow shortly Do you live in the North West Highlands…

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Geoconservation on the World Stage

October 17, 2020 @ 14:00 - 15:00

A talk by Professor Mike Benton To follow the North West Highlands Geopark Ltd Annual General Meeting "Geoparks depend on careful assessment and justification of their geological importance at both regional and international scale, and Mike Benton will talk about these themes. The scientific justification has been core to assumptions behind conservation in the UK since 1949, and this allows educationists, but also lawyers, to be clear about why a particular site has to be conserved - a claim can…

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