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Friends News

Drystane Dyking

Good for another 100 years!

On Saturday 10th November a group of Rangers, Friends and other volunteers under the guidance of Alice and Archie from the West of Scotland Dry Stone Walling Association rebuilt a 6 metre section of dyke.

Click on the images to see the results and how it was done ...

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Orchid Custodians

We are fortunate in the park to have one of the best displays of Greater Butterfly Orchids (Platanthera chlorantha) nationally. This plant with its lovely vanilla coloured flower spikes grows in old meadows and other unimproved grasslands and during the months of June and July appear in the in large numbers. During July we held two successful orchid events which were both quite different but closely related.

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Picture Gallery

NEW- Go the the History page to see pictures from the Master Plan showing how Plean House and the local landscape used to look.

If anyone has any other old pictures they would like to have included on the site please contact us.

Easter Fun Day

Winners line up adobe 250Easter Sunday was a fun day in Plean
Country Park. The Friends Group organised an Easter Trail which proved really popular. So much so that it took us by surprise and unfortunately a few were disappointed when the eggs ran out temporarily. Definately a lesson learned for next year.We hope it did not spoil the day too much for the children.The fun continued as the egg decorating and Easter Bonnet competition got under way with a large number of entries. A huge amount of effort had gone into both decorating the eggs and creating the hats. This made the judging a very difficult task.

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AGM 2012

The Friends at the AGN 2012

The first AGM of the Friends of Plean Country Park took place in the Park on 8th May 2012 at 7:00 in the evening.

It was a fine evening, if rather cold, and the excellent barbecue prior to the meeting was much appreciated. 

The Minutes of the AGM  are now available on the website.

If you have already registered with our website you can view the Minutes via the Minutes link in the More Information menu on the left.

Otherwise why not register via the Login Form and join our website to view the minutes and other information available to registered users.

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