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Events for 01 Jun 2015 - 30 Jun 2015

Breeding Birds Survey

Date: 01 June 2015

Location: Bonaly Country Park

Time: 06:30 - 08:30

Breeding Birds Survey

Help survey for breeding birds on the heather moorland. A great survey for those who enjoy an early rise in the morning.

Booking: Essential

Bring: Sturdy footwear and waterproofs

For more information contact the Pentland Hills Regional Park Service.

Cost: FREE

Get Hooked

Date: 14 June 2015

Location: Harlaw House Visitor Centre

Time: 10:30 - 15:00

Fishing Event

Join us for a fun filled day at Harlaw reservoir, learning about what's involved in fishing and how you can play your part.

Learn how to tie a fly, how to cast a rod ....... Not to mention try the freshly caught fish cooked on the bbq.

Drop in session

Suitable for children over 5 years old.

For more information contact the Pentland Hills Regional Park Service.

Cost: FREE

Learn how to Dyke

Date: 15 June 2015

Location: Harperrig Reservoir

Time: 9:30 - 16:00

Two day dry stane dyking training course

This two day training course provides the practical skills and confidence necessary to repair and build dry stane dykes. The techniques and principles of dry stane dyking will be introduced to participants along with the wider considerations and knowledge of different styles of wall, stones and dry stane dykes as a landscape feature. This course will allow you to develop your own dyking skills for use in your own garden or croft or as the basis for carrying out dyking in a working environment.
Course objectives
By the end of the course participants will:
• Have gained knowledge and experience of dry stane dyking.
• Understand the correct & safe methods of using hand-tools, lifting stone and working with others when dyking
• Understand the importance of stone type, selection and technique in order to build a sound structure that will last a lifetime
• Have learnt new or developed existing practical skills and the confidence to continue using these skills for both work and personal projects
• Have a grounding in the history, functions and conservation of dry stane dykes.

No experience required. 

Booking: Book throught the TCV

Cost: £85

Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary Survey

Date: 16 June 2015

Location: Threipmuir Car Park

Time: 13:30 - 15:30

Small Pearl Bordered Survey

Help survey for this beautiful but locally rare butterfly. Found only in the Edinburgh region of the Regional Park, and one of the few remaining colonies in the East of Scotland; the small colony only occupies a two hectare area.

Booking: Essential

Bring: Sturdy footwear and waterproofs

For more information contact the Pentland Hills Regional Park Service.

Cost: FREE

Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary Survey

Date: 29 June 2015

Location: Threipmuir Car Park

Time: 13:30 - 15:30

Small Pearl Bordered Survey

Help survey for this beautiful but locally rare butterfly. Found only in the Edinburgh region of the Regional Park, and one of the few remaining colonies in the East of Scotland; the small colony only occupies a two hectare area.

Booking: Essential

Bring: Sturdy footwear and waterproofs

For more information contact the Pentland Hills Regional Park Service.

Cost: FREE