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Monthly Archives: August 2008

NTS Launches Footpath Appeal

The National Trust for Scotland is asking its supporters to leave more than footprints at the mountain ranges under its care – the conservation charity is looking for donations to help maintain its mountain paths. The Trust, which looks after

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Trees for Life buy estate in Glenmoriston

Half a million native trees will be planted in Glen Moriston following Tree’s for Life’s purchase of the Dundreggan Estate. The charity, which has bought over 4,000 hectares in a £1.6 million deal, plans to re-connect the forest between Glen

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Woods for Nature to help 6 key species

Six key species will be helped in a new programme to create better habits within Scotland’s woodlands. The Forestry Commission will focus on the capercaillie, black grouse, red squirrel, pearl-bordered fritillary, chequered skipper butterfly and juniper as important, but threatened,

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Walkhighlands up for Thistle Award

Walkhighlands.co.uk is one of 41 top tourism businesses which have made it through to the finals of VisitScotland’s prestigious Thistle awards this year. The coveted accolades, regarded as Tourism’s Oscars, celebrate quality and innovation. The 2008 winners will be announced

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Bank Holiday sale on Quo mapping

Quo digital mapping is offering 15% off any of its products and maps until 25 August. Quo first came to our attention due to its low prices for digital Ordnance Survey maps – up to half the price of its

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Met Office surveys walkers

The Met Office is running a survey asking walkers how they use weather forecasts as part of a review of the Public Weather Service. The aim of the consultation is to better understand and prioritise the needs of people who

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Posted in Walking News



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