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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Our pick: 10 walks to tidal islands

Scotland’s Islands. There is always something magical about visiting them. Usually this means taking a boat – but there are also many islands to which you can walk across the sands or stony shores at low tide. Look at the

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Posted in Magazine, Our picks

Loch Lomond Camping Byelaws approved by Park Board

The board of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority has today approved plans including a large extension to the current East Lochlomondside summer wild camping ban. The plans which received more than 300 responses from the public, including

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Posted in Access issues, Walking News

John Muir Graphic Novel improves pupils’ green behaviour

A graphic novel based upon the life of pioneering conservationist John Muir, free copies of which were sent to every secondary school in Scotland last year, has created a statistically significant shift in pupil’s attitudes towards and connection to the

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Posted in Conservation


Time to end the selfish greed of the Victorian era

Cameron McNeish wrote this tribute before the sad news of Dick Balharry’s death, aged 77. I’M writing this article as both a tribute to a close friend who is suffering from terminal cancer and as a rallying call to Scotland’s

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Posted in Conservation, Magazine

Gorse – the yellowest of flowers

If you had to describe each Scottish season using just one colour, which would you choose? Well, firstly, let’s overlook the fact that every season can feel like October in some years and let’s assume there are the traditional four.

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Posted in Magazine

Peatland project breathes new life into National Park

A major peatland restoration project by Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, which will help reduce the effects of climate change, create healthy habitats for wildlife as well as being used for recreation and providing employment – will be

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Posted in Conservation



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