Basket

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…

Logging on to Reforesting Scotland Issue 53, Spring/Summer 2016

lssue 53 looks at Well-being, with articles on well-being and rural living, mental health and woodlands, huts and well-being, and wonderful rehabilitation work being done by groups including Abriachan Forest Trust and Borders Forest Trust.   Editorial p5 www.equalitytrust.org.uk/scale-economic-inequality-uk www.globalgoals.org www.youtube.com/watch?v=yl-Jk4bmYwc www.theguardian.com/science/2016/feb/28/the-life-project-helen-pearson-review-cohort-study   Feature articles include: Well-being and rural living Read more…

Logging On to Reforesting Scotland Issue 52, Autumn/Winter 2015

Our 52nd issue explored the subject of “Grazers” Editorial p5 http://www.rewildingeurope.com/news/new-publication-sharing-practices-on-natural-grazing-in-europe www.parliament.scot/ResearchBriefingsAndFactsheets/S4/SB_13-74.pdf http://rsgs.org/dickbalharrysvisionforlanduseinscotland www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/time-to-end-the-selfish-greed-of-the-victorian-era/0012881 Feature articles include: An oasis in a desert of sheep p9 Fuggo and Geoff King www.woodlandtreasures.co.uk www.wwoof.org.uk www.permanentpublications.co.uk Assessing the impact of deer on woodlands: a new method p11 Helen Armstrong and Kate Holl http://scotland.forestry.gov.uk/supporting/strategy-policy-guidance/native-woodland-survey-of-scotland-nwss/national-nwss-report www.rsfs.org/images/NEWS/Holl%20%20Armstrong%202014%20-%20Deer%20and%20livestock%20impacts%20on%20native%20woodland%20-%20corrected.pdf Read more…

Logging on to Reforesting Scotland Issue 51, Spring/Summer 2015

Reforesting Scotland Issue 51, Spring/Summer 2015 This issue took as its theme “Stories from the West” Feature articles included: A Tribute to Godfrey Smith p6 http://www.spring-fling.co.uk/news/farewell-godfrey-smith / www.afghanschools.org   Atlantic woodlands p8 Richard Thompson https://sites.google.com/site/atlantichazelgroup/home Sandy Coppins   GalGael and the Commonwealth Games p12 www.galgael.org Alasdair Watson   Life in Read more…