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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Squirrel texting launched in Aberdeen

A pilot scheme, thought to be the first of its kind in the UK, is set to begin in Aberdeen this weekend (Sat 2 October 2010) to encourage city dwellers to report when and where they see squirrels in the

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Posted in Conservation

Deer Stalking website back online

The temporary problem affecting the deer stalking access information website has now been resolved and the site is back online. You can check out where stalking is taking place by searching the map on the “Heading for the Scottish Hills”

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Posted in Access issues

Wartime relics revealed in Fife

In the month of the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, a reminder of Fife’s part in the war has newly emerged on the coast. The SNH owned Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve, in north east Fife, is slowing giving

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Posted in Walking News

GPS training course places available

There are still some places available on the GPS navigation courses to be run by the Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCofS) in October. The dates with availability are 10, 16 and 17 October. The focus of the course is to

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Posted in Walking News

Scottish Power says no to underground cables on Beauly-Denny

Scottish Power says it will use trees and shrubbery to mitigate the effect of the controversial pylons on a section of the new Beauly to Denny power line. The Company has rejected the option of putting cables underground for a

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Posted in Conservation, Walking News

Glen Esk Green Cow stolen

The Glen Esk Green Cow, a popular fixture in the Angus Glen, appears to have been stolen. The large green papier-mache cow was last seen on 17 September when tourists were noticed taking photos of it. In appealing for helping

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