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Spring in Strathfarrar, part 2 – flowers galore

IMG_1494 bluebells in the forest alans blog I returned to the glen for another visit. Unlike the first trip, this time I went by myself and I stopped at different parts of the glen, to experience and photograph different sections of the forest there. … read more

  • 1st Sep 2017, by Alan Watson Featherstone

Spring in Strathfarrar, part 1

IMG_1108 wood ant edited The first place we stopped at was a place where there are a few old Scots pines beside the River Farrar, as well as a large aspen tree and a couple of nests of wood ants... Read more

  • 1st Aug 2017, by Alan Watson Featherstone

Seeds of a Good Anthropocene

Screen Shot 2017-06-20 at 12.33.45 The Anthropocene has recently been adopted to define a new division in the geological record of the Earth, in recognition of the fact that humanity is now influencing the future of all life on the planet... read more

  • 20th Jun 2017, by Alan Watson Featherstone

A Week on the Trees for Life Nursery

dundreggan tree nursery Birch, alder, aspen, black thorn, rowen, downy birch, downy willow, wooly willow, Scots pine, bird cherry, tea-leaved willow, juniper, oak, hazel… These are just a few of the different species of local flora that I was introduced to during my time at Trees for Life. … read more

  • 2nd Jun 2017, by Mireille C. Crocco

A night with the ‘wolves’

IMG_0480 Having traversed the hillside back and forth, in and out of the woodland, we returned to the parachute base camp ... read more

  • 1st Jun 2017, by Alan Watson Featherstone

Signs of spring unfolding

Alan spring blog cover image After a relatively mild and mostly snow-less winter, spring is well underway in the Highlands … read more

  • 1st May 2017, by Alan Watson Featherstone

New spring season starts at Dundreggan 

Volunteers banner for website "It was a real pleasure to be running the first conservation week of the Spring season with my fellow Volunteer Team Leader, and Trees for Life legend, Joan Fairhurst." … read more

  • 12th Apr 2017, by John Hodgson

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