A frosty morning at Dundreggan

img_9375 Our Founder describes the early frost and backlit sunlight of a morning out at Dundreggan.

  • 17th Mar 2016, by Alan Watson Featherstone

A torrent in the forest, soon to be diverted?

IMG_6268 Our Founder reflects on a planned micro-hydro scheme in Glen Affric  … read more

  • 9th Feb 2016, by Alan Watson Featherstone

Ice formations on the Red Burn

IMG_5928 Our Founder documents some of the beauty of the winter weather at Allt Ruadh, or Red Burn, just to the west of the buildings at Dundreggan. 

  • 2nd Feb 2016, by Alan Watson Featherstone

Hair ice and frosted lichens

IMG_4907 "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."

  • 25th Jan 2016, by Alan Watson Featherstone

Winter meets autumn in Glen Affric

Snow in Autumnn Glen Affric Our Founder recounts his experience of a relatively rare experience in Scotland – fresh snow on the autumn-coloured leaves of the trees.

  • 28th Dec 2015, by Alan Watson Featherstone

Remembering Doug Tompkins

Doug-Tompkins-view-of-volcano-from-plane The world lost one of its leading and most effective conservationists this week, with the passing of Doug Tompkins, as a result of a kayaking accident on Lago General Carrera in southern Patagonia in Chile. 

  • 14th Dec 2015, by Alan Watson Featherstone

Autumn in the Inverfarigaig rainforest

IMG_4092-300x200 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

  • 8th Dec 2015, by Alan Watson Featherstone

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