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Visitors have fun going back to Nature at Castle Campbell and Dollar Glen

17 July 2013

Visitors to Castle Campbell and Dollar Glen had a fun-filled time at the Bioblitz event over the weekend learning all about the area’s fascinating flora and fauna.  Activities on offer included wildlife surveys, bat walks and river dipping sessions by Rangers from Historic Scotland and the National Trust for Scotland.

                          Visitors enjoy BioBlitz at Castle Campbell

Matt McCabe,  Interpretation Ranger at Historic Scotland said: “It was a wonderful  weekend with glorious weather – just what we needed to celebrate the Year of Natural Scotland in all its beauty!

“We were so pleased to see so many families taking part in the arts and crafts sessions and learning all about the wildlife, woodland and waterfalls we enjoy around Castle Campbell and Dollar Glen.”

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