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News - 2024

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June 2024
Right Place, Right Time - Craig Captured In Calendar Image A regular visitor to Bennachie, Craig Thomson, was in the right place at the right time when one of our Trustees, Alex Doig, captured him on the top of Mither Tap. This beautiful image is the cover shot in our Bailies of Bennachie calendar 2024
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June 2024
Wildlife Group BioBlitz Plant and bird survey on 25th May 2024.
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June 2024
Work Party - Back o' Bennachie to Oxen Craig 🌿 Volunteers Transforming Bennachie Trails! 🌿 Our dedicated volunteers have been hard at work promoting path regeneration, clearing culverts, maintaining water bars and cross drains on Back O'Bennachie to Oxen Craig.
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May 2024
Colony Site Sees Visitors From Lund University, Sweden Students from Lund University, Sweden visited the Bennachie Colony as part of their studies into the archaeology of crofting
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May 2024
Macaulayite Quarry Work Party May 2024 Dedicated Volunteers carried out work on the access to Macaulayite Quarry
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May 2024
Work Party Water Management An ideal day for the monthly Work Party carrying out water management at Bennachie on the Maidens Causeway.
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May 2024
Founders Day - 7th May 2024 Founders Day - We all owe so much to our founders for their forward thinking towards what the Bailies would bring to the benefit of Bennachie
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May 2024
Archaeology - The Big Dig 2024 Have you ever wanted to try Archaeology? Bennachie might be just the place to start! The Big Summer Dig will take place during July and August.
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April 2024
Wildlife Group Dawn Chorus Walk The Bailies of Bennachie organised Dawn Chorus Walk met at 5.30am on a still, dry morning at Donview carpark with mist above the river.
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April 2024
Walk the Colony Trail with the New Posts and Leaflet Walk the Colony Trail with the new marker posts and leaflet to add to your enjoyment.
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April 2024
Work Party Colony Trail Marker Upgrade 2024 Our volunteers replaced the Colony Trial marker posts in April 2024
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April 2024
Mither Tap Indicator - Viewfinder Cairn 50 Year Anniversary The Mither Tap Indicator 50th anniversary. The cairn and indicator were designed and built by the teachers and pupils from Inverurie Academy
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April 2024
April 2024 Volunteer Work Party The dedicated Volunteer team has been hard at work, ensuring the beautiful Bennachie landscape remains.
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April 2024
86-Year-Old Walker - Sandy Gray A story of one of our oldest visitors to Bennachie, Sandy Gray, age 86.
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March 2024
Wildlife Group Talk on Mammals The Wildlife Group enjoyed a walk and talk on Mammals
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March 2024
2024 Annual General Meeting A short recap of the AGM held at the Garioch Heritage Centre on the 21st March.
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March 2024
Corporate Work Party On the 18th March 2024 a corporate Work Party with Osprey Housing was held on Bennachie.
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March 2024
AGM, Annual Report 2023 & Invitation A warm welcome is extended to all Bailies of Bennachie members to the Annual General Meeting on the 21st March, 2024 at 7.30pm at the Garioch Heritage Centre, Inverurie. A link is available for electronic joining too.
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March 2024
March 2024 Volunteer Work Party The first Bailies of Bennachie volunteer Work Party of 2024 saw a great turnout on what started as a very wet and cold morning.
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February 2024
Wildlife Group Talk on Mosses & Liverworts Wildlife Group enjoyed a Mosses & Liverworts Talk
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February 2024
Volunteer Lunch & First Aid Training As a little thank you, we held a Volunteer Lunch and First Aid Training on 27 January 2024.
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January 2024
2024 Join the Bailies Why not join the Bailies of Bennachie as a member or a Trustee?

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