The blitz of Himalayan Balsam at Turret Bank Wood continues …

It is coming up to the time of year when many volunteers will set their diaries to assist in the annual eradication of  Himalayan Balsam, an invasive species, at Turretbank Wood in Crieff.  As many of you will know, if the Himalayan Balsam is left to flower and go to seed, the seed pods once ripened, ping and can expel seeds up to 20 feet away. As each plant can produce up to 800 seeds it is easy to see why it is a very invasive species. Although pretty, the Himalayan Balsam plants…Read more …

Crieff Air Quality Action Plan Community Engagement Session 29 February

Any one interested is invited to attend the upcoming Crieff AQAP Community Engagement event at Strathearn Community Campus on Sat 29 February from 10am to 1 pm The main objective of the morning will be to gain the community’s perspective on the published AQAP measures. This will then inform the prioritisation of measures. By hosting this session, PKC hope to engage with the local community on how they think the plan should be taken forward and in turn allow for a constructive discussion to take place regarding air quality in the Crieff high…Read more …