Finlay Pringle’s News…

 

Nature Benefitting Mental Health

Nature Benefitting Mental Health

Ella and I wanted to do something to mark Mental Health Awareness Week. We called in to Ullapool Men's Shed last week to give them a copy of Joe Harkness' book 'Bird Therapy'. I met Joe at Birdfair 2019 and when he generously offered to give away some of his new...

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How We Lowered Our Carbon Footprint

How We Lowered Our Carbon Footprint

Last month The National newspaper in Scotland interviewed the Pringle family to find out about the changes they made to lower their carbon foot print in order to reduce their impact on the enviroment. There are lots of ways people can do the same without too much...

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Twinkl

Twinkl

Really pleased to announce that the big education project that I have been working on for several months has now been launched. It has been difficult this year managing all the requests that people want me to get involved in and due to pressure of time, money and the...

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Young Animal Hero Award 2019

Young Animal Hero Award 2019

Finlay, through the staff he met at the A Focus On Nature conference, was invited behind the scenes of the Natural History Museum to view their extensive shark collection. He spent a very happy hour chatting with the head curator of fish about their shared passion for...

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Birthday Boat Trip

Birthday Boat Trip

Fin's original birthday boat trip with the family and friends with Hebridean Whale Cruises, Gairloch was weathered off, a change of date ensued. The boat was expertly Skippered by family friend Steve Truluck and our guide Célia Augereau went above and beyond to ensure...

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Global Climate Strike in Ullapool

Global Climate Strike in Ullapool

By the time we started our 40th weekly strike in Ullapool pictures were already coming in of the crowds on the streets in Australia estimated at 400k people. By the end of the day an estimated 4 million people had joined a climate strike somewhere in the world, the...

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A Focus on Nature 2019

A Focus on Nature 2019

The AFON conference at the Natural History Museum, London Billed as being "The Biggest Celebration of Young Conservationists that the UK has ever seen!" An epic two day event with lots of interesting talks from some amazing young people and adults who are working with...

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BirdFair 2019

BirdFair 2019

The BirdFair was a 3 day event, Fri – Sun 16-18 August. It’s billed as the ‘Glastonbury’ for birders and certainly didn’t disappoint. The weather was pretty challenging with several inches of rain falling on the Friday meaning wellies were required for the rest of the...

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