April 21, 2015

Farm Visit – Pittarthie Farm Education Trust

Pittarthie Farm Education Trust hosted a visit for 30 young students from Germany today. The students from M√ľnster, were on a week long cultural trip and whilst at Pittarthie Farm were informed of the ways in which farming and conservation can be integrated. As part of their experience, the students were given the opportunity to…

April 16, 2015

Beavers in Scotland

Scott Petrie, Principal Consultant at Five Glens, gave a presentation to Woodland Trust Scotland today on Beavers in Scotland. The presentation detailed the political process involved regarding the possible reintroduction of beavers as well as the Scottish Beaver Trial and the work of the Tayside Beaver Study Group. Scott also facilitated a visit for Woodland…

April 13, 2015

Bird of Prey Crime Maps Published

Recently published maps show that the number of recorded crimes against birds of prey in Scotland fell from 23 in 2013 to 19 in 2014. The Bird of Prey Crime Maps published by the Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime (PAW) Scotland show six reported bird of prey poisoning incidents in Scotland in 2014, the…