Monthly Archives: August 2016

Mark Avery: The Inglorious 12th

With the grouse shooting season upon us once more, environmental campaigner Dr Mark Avery asks for support from walkers. We all head into the hills to get away from it all, to refresh our souls and to get back to

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Posted in Conservation, Magazine

UK’s smallest butterfly boosted by Ayrshire golf courses

Habitat for the UK’s smallest butterfly is expanding along the Ayrshire coast thanks to a project led by the Scottish Wildlife Trust in partnership with Butterfly Conservation Scotland and local links golf courses. The small blue butterfly had been completely

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Short film: Isolation

I S O L A T I O N is a short film about a character who abandons societies predictability in a bid to uncover the secrets buried within the mysterious and dramatic landscape of the Scottish Highlands. Directed by

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Our pick: the 10 finest Munros

The Munros are the mountains in Scotland over 3000 feet high. First catalogued by Sir Hugh Munro in 1891, the list has been revised ever since to keep up to date with the latest height measurements, and opinions on which

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Posted in Magazine, Our picks

A remarkable walk: Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail

David Lintern is woo’ed by the Beinn Eighe woodlands. This visit to Coille na Glas Letire – ‘the wood of the grey slope’ – was something of a pilgrimage for me; it’s where British Conservation stopped being theoretical and became

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