The Highland Council's Countryside Rangers constitute the largest local authority Countryside Ranger provision in Scotland with 25 full time and 3 seasonal Rangers spread throughout the Highland Council Area.
The Countryside Rangers run many events and guided walks which aim to help raise awareness and encourage appreciation of the scenery, wildlife and heritage of the Highlands. This wide range of events and activities is aimed at local communities and visitors alike. For further details of events in your area, visit the Countryside Rangers events page.
For details of where you can meet the Rangers at festivals, games and other community gatherings in 2013, please see our Ranger Calendar.
The Countryside Rangers also have responsibilities for; the promotion of the Scottish Outdoor Access Code; contributing to the Highland Council's Biodiversity duties; promoting Eco-school status for all schools in the Highland Council area; and are involved in the management of a large number of countryside sites throughout the Highland Council Area. The Highland Council also operates a Ranger Service on The Great Glen Way and The West Highland Way, two of Scotland's formal long distance routes.
For Contact details and events see the In This Section on the right.
Meet "Cameron" the Countryside Ranger on The Wild Coastal Trail
To find out more about Cameron the Ranger and the Wild Coastal Trail visit him here or on facebook at www.facebook.com/thewildcoastaltrail
For wildlife watching information see the Wild Coastal Trail Highland booklet or meet Cameron the Ranger in Caithness, Skye and Lochalsh or Inner Moray Firth