Meet Ernest!

Meet Ernest, a wild Mallard cross with a Magpie duck. Storm Barbara must have blown him (her?) off course and Lochend is a happy haven for ducks. Larry and Lavina are proper chums now with the ‘wild’ boys and girls are extending the Lochend Welcome which is so important to us!

Biodiversity Day

It’s International Bio-diversity day and this year has a ‘marine’ theme! So here’s the water… And, courtesy of Ark-ive, here’s a link to the rare inhabitant…the Slender Naiad!

Biomass Build

After years of deliberation…about 10! We are committing to a small biomass district system for the bigger cabins on the shore. The building of the boiler house/pellet store came first…