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Monthly Archives: November 2013

TV Vote Success for Caledonian Forest project

Conservation charity Trees for Life is celebrating today following the announcement that it has won £50,000 of Lottery funding for a pioneering project to help restore Scotland’s ancient Caledonian Forest and protect its rare wildlife from extinction, while benefiting hundreds

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Posted in Conservation

Hill tracks: the crucial need for planning control

FROM my elevated eyrie by the summit of Morven in Aberdeenshire the world around me lay in two distinct halves – one in glorious light and the other in abject blackness. In front of me lay a gently rolling landscape,

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Posted in Conservation, Magazine

Charities call on Scottish Government to regulate hill tracks

Nine of Scotland's leading environmental charities are calling on the Scottish Government to put an end to the unregulated system for hill track construction which allows landowners to build tracks without any public oversight. Instead, they want hill track construction

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Posted in Conservation


Berghaus VapourLight HyperSmock & HyperTherm FZ jackets

The Berghaus MtnHaus development lab is a wonderful concept – the team have the ability to develop cutting edge products for their sponsored athletes that may not be particularly commercial, but occasionally these high-end products filter through into the shops

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Posted in Gear reviews, Jackets

Public to vote for Caledonian Forest restoration plans

Trees for Life is urging people to help it win £50,000 of Lottery funding in a televised public vote on Thursday 28 November, to help restore Scotland's ancient Caledonian Forest and protect its rare wildlife from extinction, while benefiting hundreds

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Posted in Conservation

BBC to show doc on Scottish Winter mountains

The BBC are to show a new documentary “One Wild Winter in the Scottish Mountains” focusing on the 2012 winter on Scotland’s peaks. The programme will be shown on Wednesday December 11 at 9pm on BBC 1 Scotland. “The Scottish

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Posted in Walkhighlands news, Walking News



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