Autumn/Winter 2016: ‘Upstream, downstream’

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The theme of this issue of Reforesting Scotland is ‘Upstream, downstream’ and we take a look at the downstream impacts of upland management. Articles look at flooding, farming, driven grouse shooting and the montane scrub habitat. Some regular features relate to the theme too, with ‘Beasts of the Forest’ on the mountain hare and ‘A letter from Norway’ dispelling some myths about upland regeneration. Plus Artists in Wood, Buildings of the Forest, My Favourite Stove, the continuing discussion over Ardvar and more.

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Articles include:

Going downhill fast – George Monbiot

Thinking like a catchment – Hugh Chalmers

Tree planting and reducing flooding – a Welsh study – Miles Marshall

Shelter and sheep: a role for pastoral woodland – Andrew Barbour

Corehead: upland farming for the future – John Thomas

A way forward for the uplands – Alan Carter

My grouse with grouse shooting – Mark Avery

Montane Scrub – Diana Gilbert*

Blaeberries: foraging treasure – Emma Chapman

Letter from… Land use in Norway and Scotland – Duncan Halley

Beasts of the Forest: Mountain hare – Glenn Iason & Scott Newey*

Artist in Wood: Lionel Playford

StarTree in Wales

Buildings of the Forest: Peter Dreghorn

A reader writes: Grazing and trees in Assynt

My favourite stove: Clarke Extra Large Potbelly

Book Reviews

Last Word: Bonnie Scotland?

*Longer, fully referenced versions of the article printed in issue 54.