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…

March 12, 2015

Grampian Regional Forestry Forum Meeting

Drummuir Estate played host to today’s meeting of the Grampian Regional Forestry Forum. An estate with many examples of community engagement and integrated land management practices. http://scotland.forestry.gov.uk/supporting/communication-consultation/regional-forestry-forums/grampian http://www.drummuirestate.co.uk/