"With the frost decorating the lichen apothecia like tiny chandeliers, there was a whole miniature world of wonders to explore on the branches of these fallen hazels, and I spent quite a while marvelling at these delicate and ephemeral works of natural art."
Inverfarigaig is a small village on the southeast side of Loch Ness, about halfway down the loch’s 23 mile length, which takes its name from the River Farigaig that discharges into the loch there. ‘Inver’ is derived from the Gaelic word ‘inhbir’, meaning ‘the mouth of a river’ and the Farigaig flows from the Monadhliath Mountains ...read more
"In temperate rainforests, the trunks and branches of the trees are completely enveloped in epiphytic mosses and lichens, sometimes forming mats or cushions several inches thick. For me it's always a special experience to step into their green and luxuriant umbrage, especially on a wet day like this, when temperate rainforests are at their most vibrant."
In 2012 we planted our millionth tree! We have now have set ourselves an ambitious new target: to establish another million trees. Help us meet this exciting new milestone...
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