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August 2021

Guided Tour at Knockan Crag

August 21 @ 11:00 - 13:00
Knockan Crag Scotland IV27 4HH United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Join our local geologist Pete Harrison for a guided tour of Knockan Crag.
Meet at the Knockan Crag car park at 11:00am. Places are free thanks to NatureScot sponsorship.

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Quinag Walk with the John Muir Trust

August 23 @ 11:00 - 14:00
Quinag United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Map and compass skills. Learn basic map features, how to take a bearing, walking to a point on the map using a compass.

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September 2021

Guided Tour at Knockan Crag

September 1 @ 11:00 - 13:00
Knockan Crag Scotland IV27 4HH United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Join our local geologist Pete Harrison for a guided tour of Knockan Crag.
Meet at the Knockan Crag car park at 11:00am. Places are free thanks to NatureScot sponsorship.

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Geopark Geotour

September 15 @ 00:00 - September 21 @ 00:00
£275.00

Travel the length of the Geopark visiting the areas of geological significance in the company of  local geologist Pete Harrison

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Quinag Walk with the John Muir Trust

September 20 @ 10:00 - 17:00
Quinag United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

A mountain walk up Spidean Coinich, Quinag. This walk offers spectacular views and possible sightings of ptarmigan, mountain hare and golden eagles.

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October 2021

Geopark (extended weekend) Geotour – Fully Booked

October 1 @ 00:00 - October 4 @ 00:00
£140.00

Travel the length of the Geopark visiting the areas of geological significance in the company of  local geologist Pete Harrison.    

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Nut Collection Walk with the John Muir Trust

October 4 @ 10:00 - 14:00
Quinag United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Nut collection walk with our partners at Coigach-Assynt Living Landscape (CALL). Help us on a foraging walk, collecting seed sources for the native tree nursery.

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Talk – Building Stones of Inverness

October 11 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Zoom Call, Virtual United Kingdom
Free

Talk on Building Stones of Inverness by Andy Moffat. Andy Moffat is a retired graduate petroleum geologist.  Having worked in the oil and gas exploration drilling industry for nearly 42 years on UK and international drilling operations.  Mostly working on onshore and offshore drilling rigs as a wellsite geologist on a variety of hydrocarbon prospects ranging from potential sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic reservoirs.  More recently, office based onshore, first as a senior operations geologist and then subsurface team leader in…

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Beach Pebble Events at Ardmair Bay

October 12 @ 10:00 - 12:00
Ardmair Bay IV26 2TN + Google Map
Free

Join geologists and volunteers from the North West Highlands Geopark and Scottish Geology Trust on the beach for some hands-on activities to explore the stories hidden in every pebble. We’ll discover an amazing variety of pebbles, find out where they come from and what they tell us about Scotland’s geology. We’ll also find out why the beach looks the way it does, and how it might change in the next few decades with climate change. You can try out some…

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Guided Walk – Building Stones of Inverness

October 14 @ 14:00 - 16:00
£5.00

A walk through Inverness looking at the building stones of the town led by Andy Moffat.  This is a follow up to the (Zoom) talk on 11th October. Andy Moffat is a retired graduate petroleum geologist.  Having worked in the oil and gas exploration drilling industry for nearly 42 years on UK and international drilling operations.  Mostly working on onshore and offshore drilling rigs as a wellsite geologist on a variety of hydrocarbon prospects ranging from potential sedimentary, igneous and…

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