Walkhighlands http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news News and articles from Scotland's outdoors Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:31:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Water vole returns to Strathspey http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/water-vole-returns-to-strathspey/0011474/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/water-vole-returns-to-strathspey/0011474/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:31:26 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11474 Photo: Peter TrimmingEcologists believe the reappearance of water voles at RSPB Insh Marshes in the Cairngorms National Park is the result of work to eradicate American mink from large swathes of land in northern Scotland. The small chubby rodents, which inspired the
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Campers rescued from Arrochar Alps http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/campers-rescued-from-arrochar-alps/0011471/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/campers-rescued-from-arrochar-alps/0011471/#comments Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:51:58 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11471 Bealach a' Mhaim - looking to Beinn ImeA group of four campers were rescued from Bealach a Mhaim between the Cobbler and Beinn Narnain in the Arrochar Alps on Friday night. They had requested assistance after becoming cold and wet. The four were unable to descend in
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Seabird numbers soar http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/seabird-numbers-soar/0011453/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/seabird-numbers-soar/0011453/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:08:14 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11453
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Greenspace gives us feelgood factor http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/greenspace-gives-us-feelgood-factor/0011450/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/greenspace-gives-us-feelgood-factor/0011450/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:00:37 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11450
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Scientists and mountaineers uncover new finds on Ben Nevis http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/scientists-and-mountaineers-uncover-new-finds-on-ben-nevis/0011465/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/scientists-and-mountaineers-uncover-new-finds-on-ben-nevis/0011465/#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:35:26 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11465
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Trust launches legal challenge against Stronelairg decision http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/trust-launches-legal-challenge-against-stronelairg-decision/0011469/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/trust-launches-legal-challenge-against-stronelairg-decision/0011469/#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 02:32:55 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11469
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Meall a Bhuachaille path gets volunteer makeover http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/meall-a-bhuachaille-path-gets-volunteer-makeover/0011434/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/meall-a-bhuachaille-path-gets-volunteer-makeover/0011434/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:52:04 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11434
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Hillwalkers advised to check deer stalking info http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/hillwalkers-advised-to-check-deer-stalking-info/0011376/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/hillwalkers-advised-to-check-deer-stalking-info/0011376/#comments Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:09:18 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11376
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Mark Beaumont talk in Aberdeen http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/mark-beaumont-talk-in-aberdeen/0011373/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/mark-beaumont-talk-in-aberdeen/0011373/#comments Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:56:24 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11373
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Government protects wild land against Glenmorie windfarm plans http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/government-protects-wild-land-against-glenmorie-windfarm-plans/0011456/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/government-protects-wild-land-against-glenmorie-windfarm-plans/0011456/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:22:30 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11456 cuinneagEnergy Minister Fergus Ewing has today refused planning consent for the 34-turbine Glenmorie wind farm near Bonar Bridge in the Highlands. The Energy Minister agreed with the findings of the Public Local Inquiry Reporter that the wind farm would cause
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