Natural and Cultural Heritage Fund (NCHF)
Funding decisions have been made for the single round of the Natural and Cultural Heritage Challenge Fund and 14 applicants have been offered funding.
A stunning project, delivered by North West Mull Community Woodland Company, Ulva House will be conserved and refurbished, bringing it into public use as a visitor centre. A research project with the University of the Highlands and Islands will investigate further the story of the people of Ulva and the wider impact they have had on the world. A website will include information and interpretation. Ulva House Garden will be restored by volunteers.
Ulva Cultural Heritage Project
Lews Castle College UHI and Uibhist Virtual Archaeology Project will create a series of augmented reality experiences and mixed-media exhibitions for seven archaeological sites along the Hebridean Way walking route. In this guest blog, Emily Gal explains some of the plans and ambitions for the project.
Uist Virtual Archaelogy Project
Wildlife Watch Abernethy has received just over £252,000 from the Natural Cultural and Heritage Fund, which will create three new, local jobs as well as extend the opening season and improve the visitor experience at Loch Garten, so more people can enjoy the nature reserve and learn about conservation in the Cairngorms.
Wildlife Watch Abernethy project
You can also read a short introduction to our NCHF projects (powerpoint)