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Rangers get active at Woodland Festival (06/08/07)
Highland Council’s Countryside Rangers have organised an activities tent at the Anagach Woods annual woodland festival held in Grantown-on-Spey.
Participants at the festival can visit the tent which where the Council’s Rangers are hosting a range of activities including crafts, identification trails, a woodland challenge and many more things to do and make.
The Woodland Festival takes place on Wednesday 8th August between 10am and 4pm and has many attractions with chainsaw creations, wood turning, wood sculptures, a woodland orchestra and refreshments and a raffle.
Held on General Wade’s Road by the Forest Road entrance to Anagach woods this event will prove to be a highlight of the year.
Countryside Ranger Saranne Bish said: “Come along and see how good you are at either arts and crafts or at your woodland skills. It will be an excellent day with loads of fun and things to do and see.”
This event is part of a programme of guided walks and events organised by Highland Council’s Countryside Rangers throughout the Highlands. Copies of the programmes can be found on the Council’s website at www.highland.gov.uk or by telephoning: 01479 873 914.
The Highland Council Countryside Rangers are a partnership between The Highland Council and Scottish Natural Heritage with the aim of promoting public enjoyment and appreciation of the countryside and conserving wildlife.
For further information please contact: Saranne Bish, Countryside Ranger, Badenoch and Strathspey North, Planning & Development Service, The Highland Council, The Town House, The Square, Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HF Tel: 01479 873 914. OR Duncan Macdonald, Countryside Ranger, Badenoch & Strathspey South, Planning and Development Service, The Highland Council, Ralia Visitor Centre, Newtonmore PH21 1BD. Tel: 01540 673 907.