Bio Blitz!

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Design our new Water Safety Badge- Kids Competition!

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National Recognition for Loch Ken Water Safety Training

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Bio Blitz!

We are very exciting to be collaborating with Propagate on this fantastic event. Come along and join us for a fun day of biodiversity citizen science for all! What is a Bioblitz? A BioBlitz is an event that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a

Ranger Group Meeting

Our next Ranger Group meeting will take place on: Monday 24th June 6:30pm The Crannog, Lochside Park, Castle Douglas All welcome Zoom link available. These ranger group meetings are a good chance for members of the community to hear a monthly update from our Ranger Service.

Meet the Loch Ken Ranger Service Open Event

Come along to The Smiddy, Balmaclellan on Wednesday 13th March to meet your community Ranger Service and find out more about the work we do. The event will begin with a presentation from our Head Ranger from 6:30-7pm followed by an informal drop- in session from 7-8pm. Everyone welcome including

Could you be a Loch Ken Volunteer Ranger?

We are launching our Volunteer Ranger Scheme this year and are appealing for applications from members of the community. You do not need any experience to apply, although expertise in environmental education, resilience work or water safety would be beneficial. Volunteering with us is a great way to meet people,

Community Unites to Help Save Lives on Loch

Thank you to everyone who attended the public Loch Ken Water Safety meeting. It was great to see so many people who feel strongly about water safety on Loch Ken.     There was a lot of positivity about the potential of an independent Loch Ken Management forum going forward

Help us Save Lives on Loch Ken

Loch Ken Trust is calling a public meeting to address water safety on Loch Ken The Trust has been trying to find out who is responsible for water safety on the Loch, so we can work together in partnership. This has not proved an easy question to answer, as no

University Field Trip

Last week we welcomed students from the University of Glasgow who are currently studying the postgraduate degree MSc Sustainable Tourism and Global Challenges. We met at the CatStrand where Loch Ken Trust Manager, Barney Fryer, spoke about the work of the Trust and Loch Ken Ranger Service. Head Ranger Leanne


It’s almost time for our Annual General Meeting! All our Ordinary and Associate Members are invited to attend. This will be held on Thursday 23rd November at 5pm at The Smiddy, Balmaclellan. Please click on the link below for full details AGM- Notice of Meeting