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Spring at last in the Cairngorms

There may still be great quantities of snow in the hills, but last weekend was my first day of spring all the same. I’d just spent the week at my day job putting out press releases urging people to take … Continue reading

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Killing trees for conservation

A few folk have been curious about the ring-barking of trees in the forestry plantation just east of Derry Lodge. I did ask one of the estate ecologists if he fancied writing a guest post to explain it but haven’t … Continue reading

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