21st September 2018
Established 1872. Online since 1996.

Posts tagged with geopark

Isles make case for Geopark status to assessors

Isles make case for Geopark status to assessors

25/05/2009, by in

Shetland’s bid to become part of the Unesco Global Geopark network is well under way, and as part of the selection process two European assessors visited at the weekend to determine whether the isles have what it takes to gain the coveted status.Dr Marie-Luise Frey and Dr Babbis Fassoulas arri... Read more...

Geopark idea both marvellous and scary

Geopark idea both marvellous and scary

22/05/2009, by in

This is a heavenly time of year for gardeners as long as they don’t overdo the bending and digging, with resulting aching backs, blistered fingers and tired feet.Once the weather settles into summer mode, the double day-length daylight kicks the growing pace of plants into overdrive. Weeds mul... Read more...

Bid to join Geopark network

Bid to join Geopark network

17/04/2009, by in

Shetland is making a bid to become part of a network of European Geoparks, Lerwick Community Council heard this week.Jonathan Swale and Robina Barton from the Amenity Trust gave a presentation at the meeting on Monday which outlined Shetland’s geology and what makes it so unique.Members he... Read more...