Only a small band of 4 volunteers available for this Saturday morning but a huge pile of whins and brambles now cut back. Pictured (left) is Douglas surveying the result. Pictured (right) is Donald removing one of the bundles of cuttings. Isabel is hard at work out of shot behind them.
On a sunny Saturday morning in August, volunteers Donald, Ralph and Ian (plus Meg the dog!) tidy up the pathway through Cnocnicoll Wood (from Mount Stuart to the Moor Road). Donald is seen testing the newly acquired loppers!
The entry for Bute’s ‘West Island Way’ takes its place on the recently revamped website showcasing all of Scotland’s long distance trails. http://www.scotlandsgreattrails.com
Routine maintenance on the West Island Way: Bute Conservation Volunteers clear overgrown whin bushes that had obscured the path and walkers’ line of sight to the next signpost.
Bute Conservation volunteers get ready to deal with whin bushes obscuring the pathway and signpost near Hilton on the West Island Way.