A huge number of wildlife enthusiasts come to the Oban and Lorne area every year enticed by the rich variety of marine life which includes whales, dolphins, seals, basking sharks, otters, sea eagles and a myriad of flora and fauna.
This year the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) based at Dunstaffnage on the outskirts of Oban are calling out to ‘citizen scientists’ to help them in assessing the damage caused by winter storms on the coastal ecosystem.
The 2015/16 winter has seen some severe weather on Scotland’s west coast and it has taken its toll on many plants and animals that live along the coastlines.
SAMS are offering to train enthusiastic volunteers how to monitor and sample the coastlines up and down the Firth of Lorne as part of the Capturing Our Coast (CoCoast) initiative.
So if you are interested in protecting our precious coastal wildlife habitats and are willing to collect data on wading birds, shellfish and crustacea that will help create a clearer understanding of climate change and shape marine conservation policy you can register your interest on the CoCoast website by signing up to become a CoCoast Citizen Scientist.
Welcome to the Manor House
Saturday 25th March 2017
Slow Cooked Guinea Fowl with Pea & Carrot Salad £10.00
Salmon Rillette with Fennel & Cucumber £10.00
Wild Mushroom Risotto with Parmesan Crisp & Basil £10.00
Leek & Potato Soup £4.00
West Coast Seafood Grill with New Potatoes,
Asparagus, Spinach & Lemon Dressing £23.50
Pan Seared Sea Bass with Purple Long Stem Broccoli, Chorizo
And Crushed Herb Potato £23.50
Pork Stuffed with Apricot & Apple, Creamed Leeks, Black
Pudding Bon Bon, Caramelised Apples & Croquette Potato £23.50
Roast Saddle Of Lamb Served with Wilted Spinach, Honey Glazed
Vegetables and Confit Potato £23.50
Scottish Fillet of Beef with Glazed Carrots, Whole Grain Mustard Mash
And Crispy Shallot Rings £27.50
Courgette & Red Onion Tarte Tatin with Glazed Goats Cheese
And Herb Salad £17.50
Selection of Desserts £8.00
Coffee & Petit Fours £3.50
Table d’hote £42.00
All include VAT @ 20%.
Gratuities are left to your discretion