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New Facebook group on rewilding

Reforesting Scotland plans to become more involved in ‘rewilding’ campaigns over the next few years. As a first step, we have launched a Facebook group for people to share news, views, pictures, events, campaigns and enthusiasm about rewilding. There is a huge amount already going on and this is a Read more…

Action: Sustainable deer management

Make sure that the Land Reform Bill includes powers to manage wild deer sustainably. The Scottish Government recently published a consultation on the new Land Reform Bill. The Bill as a whole is very welcome and great step forward on an issue that Reforesting Scotland has campaigned on since its Read more…

Logging on to Reforesting Scotland Issue 49, Spring/Summer 2014

Reforesting Scotland Issue 49, Spring/Summer 2014 This issue took as its theme “Small is possible” Feature articles include: Small is possible p9 http://scottishforestgarden.wordpress.com Alan Carter Letter from a Forest Garden p11 www.suttonelms.org.uk/worcesterberry.html www.grahambell.org Graham Bell Woodland Crofts p13 References 1. http://woodlandcrofts.org.cp-27.webhostbox.net/?page_id=140 (2006 Report) 2. www.forestry.gov.uk/website/forestry.nsf/byunique/infd-8lahdj www.woodlandcrofts.org Jamie McIntyre Making small Read more…

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The Doreen MacIntyre Paper Prize

Competition now open! Doreen MacIntyre was an internationally-respected expert on forests and other environmental issues whose most recent project involved encouraging the UK’s biggest companies and public sector organisations to use paper more efficiently. To continue the spirit of her work, Reforesting Scotland with the support of the European Environmental Read more…

Scottish Parliament reviews deer policy

A lively workshop at the 2013 Gathering looked at the perennial problem of overgrazing by Scotland’s poorly-managed deer populations. Little did we know that just weeks later the Scottish Parliament’s influential Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee, convened by Ron Gibson MP, would start an investigation into the subject. With Read more…