The Urras was fortunate to have a ranger service from November 2005, until 2011 when funding ran out. The post had latterly been supported with funding from Scottish Natural Heritage and The Robertson Trust.
The Urras are still very much committed to the objectives of such a service and it is hoped we will secure funding in the future for a land based post.
Our objectives are to:
- ensure a welcome for visitors to the countryside
- mediate between public use and other rural land uses
- promote awareness and understanding of the countryside
- care for and enhance the natural heritage enjoyed by visitors
In recent months we have carried out a number of small projects aimed at improving interpretation.
An interpretation panel has been installed at the Butt of Lewis and others are planned for around the estate.