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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Ordnance Survey data may soon be available free

The Prime Minister and Communities Secretary John Denham has announced that the public will have more access to Ordnance Survey maps from 2010, as part of a Government drive to open up data to improve transparency. Speaking at a seminar

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Remote Controlled Dogs on Schiehallion

Ally Macaskill, Wild Land Ranger for Schiehallion and Glen Nevis, has been using some innovative technology this year to help with wildlife monitoring on the John Muir Trust’s East Schiehallion estate. Ally’s German Shorthaired Pointers, Max and Gus, have been

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Scotland’s beavers build their first lodge

The first beaver lodge to be constructed in the wild for over 400 years has now been built in Scotland, it has been revealed by the Scottish Beaver Trial, following the release of three beaver families which were released into

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Dundreggan Reforestation Launched

A team of green-fingered volunteers from Moray-based conservation charity Trees for Life braved the elements to plant over 1,500 native trees on the Dundreggan Estate, Glen Moriston on Sunday November 1st, 2009. The sponsored tree planting event marked the beginning

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