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The Cairngorms Trust is the operating name of Cairngorms Local Action Group Trust, a charity registered in Scotland, Charity number SC046495

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February 2017

In February 2017 the LAG approved funding under the LEADER 2014-2020 programme for:

Spors Gaidhlig - up to a total of £90,000 Project aims: to create a sustainable human resource which can be used to grow the business and satisfy an expanding market in the future. This will mean training 2 Gaelic speaking individuals in various outdoor qualifications.

Cairngorms Nature Weekend - upt to a total of £80,636.35 Project Aims: raise awareness of the Cairngorms National Park as an outstanding place for nature, encourage people to visit and actively engage with nature, deliver positive experiences and create a sense of closeness for Cairngorms Nature, create opportunities for partners to get involved/benefit from the Cairngorms Nature Festival (through local community and business support).

Rare Invertebrates -up to a total of £51,736.99 Project Aims: to improve the conservation fortunes of 6 priority species which are: Pine hoverfly, Dark bordered beauty moth, Shining guest ant, Northern silver stiletto fly, Scabious mining bee, Kentish glory moth.

Seige Works at Castle Roy - up to a total of £91,582 Project Aims: to draw all the previous work together and complete the structure and landscape of the site to create a safe and fun place for all abilities and yet remain within the guidelines laid down by Historic Environment Scotland.