Tag Archives: conservation


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 427, 11/10/08

Local news: rock drilling at Ruaig; interview with Bernie Smith; access; council urges residents to measure their carbon footprint; council welcomes Marine Bill; An Talla news; Tiree Environmental Action and Recycling news; Tiree-Glasgow flight to be run by Flybe instead of Loganair.


Notice from the Edinburgh Gazette 1896 regarding the Wild Birds Protection Act of 1894.

Printed transcript of a notice appearing in the Edinburgh Gazette in 1895 by Alexander Hugh, Lord Balfour of Burleigh and Secretary for Scotland, listing bird species protected under the Wild Birds Protection Act of 1894 on Islay, Colonsay, Tiree and Coll.


Audio cassette recording of Archie John MacLean, Heylipol talking to Maggie Campbell in 2000.

Archie John MacLean of Heylipol talks to Maggie Campbell in 2000 about the changes in crofting especially the decline in cultivation, the work done at different times of the year, fertilisers and machinery, problems with geese, cattle breeding, BSE, the need for conservation, sheep breeding, the six farms on Tiree, dipping sheep and the associated problems, transporting animals, subsidies and quotas.