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Highland Science and Environment

Broom Power

A community hydro-electric scheme for the Ullapool and Lochbroom area.

Caithness Branch of the British Science Association

Promotes knowledge and enjoyment of the sciences, and celebrates Caithness's position in the field; includes details of membership, meetings and activities, support for education, and a guide to their current wide-ranging interests.

Caithness Windfarm Information Forum

A group of people concerned about the proliferation of windfarms in Caithness and Sutherland. Includes background materials for their campaign, and a facility to register an objection to a number of proposed schemes.

Cats Protection - Inverness

Covering, Smithton, Dores, Drumnadrochit, Kirkhill and surrounding areas.

Flora of Raasay and Rona

Features a gazetteer of plants found on these two islands, complete with historical records.

The Highland Badger Network

Committed to protecting the welfare of badgers living in the Scottish Highlands; includes information about membership, activities, campaigns, and projects.

Highland Biological Recording Group

Established to collect data on Highland wildlife, and to stimulate public interest. Includes their results and publications, with details of their field trip programme and membership.

Highland Branch of Butterfly Conservation

Dedicated to the conservation of butterflies and moths. Includes information about their recording activities, events and field trips, newsletters, and membership.

Highland Foundation for Wildlife

Dedicated to wildlife conservation and research, with a special emphasis on reintroducing or restoring populations of rare, vulnerable or lost species; includes details of their projects and contacts.

Highland Naturalists

A collection of biographies of a selection of naturalists, living and dead, who have influenced the way the Highlands and Islands are thought of. Includes a timeline, resources, and links.

Highland Real Nappy Project

A network of volunteers who promote the benefits of real nappies over disposables; includes a guide to their programme and services, and contact details.

Highlands Astronomical Society

A group where amateur astronomers and others with an interest in astronomy share their passion for the stars, planets and the Universe.

Highlands before Pylons

Campaigns against the development of major overhead power lines passing through wild or scenic areas of the Highlands; includes campaign resources, news, and contacts.

RoWAN (Ross-shire Waste Action Network) -

Works with communities on waste awareness and waste prevention activities. Describes their current and past projects, with advice for businesses and householders and contacts. https://www.facebook.com/pages/RoWAN-Zero-Waste/318180734909281

Skye and Lochalsh Environment Forum

Promoting conservation and biodiversity. Includes advice on invasive and non-native species, details of current projects and information on a range of local environmental topics.

Wild Things

Moray Firth environmental education charity offers information on its workshops and activities. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Wild-things-Environmental-education-in-action/210660982290002?sk=wall wildthings3

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