RSPB Loch Lomond

Region

Europe

Country

UK

Flyway

East Atlantic flyway

Initiative

WLI Europe

About

RSPB

Funding support: N/A

Number of staff: 1

Number of visitors per year: Unknown

Overall aims of the centre

Just purchased so objectives still being agreed. But overall aim is to protect the wildlife on site and provide a great opportunity for people to experience it for themselves

Description of the centre

230ha forming part of the Loch Lomond NNR

Work Areas

Main CEPA work areas

Local community engagment at present as we develop a planned communications strategy for the site

Expertise

Interpretation techniques

Creating signage; site information; Producing written materials; Using audio-visual tools; Developing nature trails

Visitor centres

Setting up a new visitor centre; Managing / creating habitat; Running a visitor centre; Building / maintaining structures

Participation

Working with disabled people; Engaging hard-to-reach groups; Engaging young people; Engaging the local community; Working with volunteers

Education and communication

Early years education; Delivering adult education; Working with primary schools; Lobbying / running campaigns; Working with secondary schools; Developing resources / materials

General

Auditing / assessing effectiveness; PR and marketing; Running effective administration; Health and safety; Fund-raising; Project planning.

This is a brand new site for RSPB. Although it is part of a National Nature Reserve it has been in private ownership until now

Contact

Robert Coleman

High Wards Farmhouse,

Gartocharn

Alexandria G83 8SB

www.rspb.org.uk