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Beaver petition to Scottish Parliament

https://www.parliament.scot/GettingInvolved/Petitions/beaver Since being acknowledged as a native species last year, one fifth of Scotland’s beavers have been shot under licence. Each beaver killed is a wasted chance to move it to a new area where they are still extinct, to allow them to work their habitat-creating magic in more parts Read more…

Plastic-free Forests

Kicking off a series of blogs from the Directors of Reforesting Scotland, Nicola Hume checks out the new generation of non-plastic tree tubes and asks: do they work? To read as a pdf, click here. According to legend, Sir Ewan Cameron of Lochiel shot the last wolf in Scotland in Read more…

Journal 61 – Climate Change

Welcome to the Spring 2020 issue of Reforesting Scotland, which looks at Climate Change. As we completed this issue, the nation entered week 3 of coronavirus lockdown and we have no idea when it will be able to be physically printed. As a result, we have decided to make a digital version available free to everyone in the meantime.

Reforesting Scotland Journal 60

Autumn/winter issue 2019: Appropriate Technology [wp_cart_button name=”Journal 60 Appropriate Technology” price=”5.00″] Contents Ninian Stuart: Loving the land in turbulent timesRichard Thompson: Natural forest reservesJudy Wilkinson & Emily Chappell: Urban huttingIvor Davies: Teaching timberDan Ridley-Ellis: Adding value through timber gradingAlternative toiletsSteffi Shaffler: Horse loggingFi Martynoga: Dalefoot compostsRob Brodie: Scything RegularsLetters pageWoodland Read more…

A Forest for the Future

In this discussion paper, published by Reforesting Scotland, Jim Knight argues for a creative blurring of the boundaries between ‘production’ and ‘natural’ forest, with a greater emphasis on natural regeneration in both. Jim is a founding trustee of the Borders Forest Trust and a retired Lead Officer for Natural Heritage Read more…