Damp winter days in Glen Affric

Screen Shot 2017-01-05 at 16.44.25 With branches mostly bare of leaves, our Founder heads to Glen Affric to discover that one tree had decided to do things differently this year ... read more

  • 5th Jan 2017, by Alan Watson Featherstone

An unexpected sight in an aspen tree

Screen Shot 2016-12-18 at 18.25.46 Our Founder discovered more than just autumn leaves when looking at the aspens whilst visiting Glen Affric recently ... read more

  • 18th Dec 2016, by Alan Watson Featherstone

Seven year wait for a fungus

IMG_1682 Our Founder revisits a special oak tree at Dundreggan to see if a once-seen fungus has returned ... read more

  • 28th Nov 2016, by Alan Watson Featherstone

A wonder-full day at Dundreggan, part 2

Screen Shot 2016-11-07 at 13.34.19 Our Founder continues on from his last blog and his autumnal day at Dundreggan. A closer look at aspen and juniper sheds light onto the complexity of forest ecosystems  ... read more

  • 7th Nov 2016, by Alan Watson Featherstone

A wonder-full day at Dundreggan, part 1

IMG_5267 Our Founder details the changing hues in the Caledonian forest, honing in on the brilliant yellow colours of ragwort and its importance as a food source for a wide variety of insects at this time of year.

  • 18th Oct 2016, by Alan Watson Featherstone

Return to Inchvuilt Wood

Screen Shot 2016-10-03 at 08.27.54 The end of August and early September is the peak time for common heather(Calluna vulgaris) to be flowering in the Highlands, and I usually aim to do a couple of days of photography of this seasonal phenomenon at different locations each year. This summer I decided to make a return visit to the Inchvuilt Wood in Glen Strathfarrar ... read more

  • 3rd Oct 2016, by Alan Watson Featherstone

A day in Glasdrum Wood: Part 2

Screen Shot 2016-09-13 at 08.45.26 Continuing on from his previous blog, our Founder explores further into Glasdrum Wood NNR, where there is much more to the forest than first meets the eye ... read more


  • 13th Sep 2016, by Alan Watson Featherstone

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