Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Future and Past on Barra

If you have ancestor's from Barra or Vattersay, you might enjoy this podcast from Coast and Country, first broadcast 30 April 2011. In this episode of Open Country, Helen Mark discusses the proposed Special Area of Conservation (pSAC) in the Sound of Barra and East Mingulay and local history and customs with area residents. Listen for a mention of the connection between regional economics and migration.

A Feburary 2012 article in the Hebrides News Today highlights continuing concerns about the pSAC. Information about the pSAC from Scottish Natural Heritage is here.

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