80% BACK WILD LAND MAP

Scotland's wild places need to be protected The John Muir Trust has welcomed the result of a Scottish Natural Heritage public consultation on its core...

SHOULD THE GOLDEN EAGLE BE SCOTLAND’S ‘NATIONAL BIRD’?

Scotland's favourite bird The Scottish Parliament has heard an appeal to make the Golden Eagle the national bird of Scotland. It came from the RSPB’s...

LAND REFORM – A CONTENTIOUS ISSUE

Highland estates - call for 'radical reform' The question of land reform causes hackles to rise - on both sides of the argument. On the...

VELOCITYLIGHT – A CROWDFUND CAMPAIGN WORTH BACKING

The team needs your support Crowdfunding is an increasingly popular way of raising money for projects of all kinds. But this strikes us as being...

OUTDOORS – LEANING ON FRESH AIR

The Great Outdoors should be an essential part of education Outdoor education has been shown across time and geography to be an effective and safe...

MAPPING THE WILDERNESS

Assynt - one of the last wilderness areas They say Scotland has some of the last wilderness areas left in Western Europe. But where exactly...

Walking in the Air

The Cairngorms - soon to be wrapped in winter snow Pictures: Penny Haywood Calder Arctic wind rasps my face. It’s November. I smile and think, somewhat...

£3m TO PROTECT THE WILDERNESS OF COIGACH AND ASSYNT

Coigach-Assynt Panorama Picture credit Alex Nail It's one of Scotland's least populated areas. The far North-West - the area from Ullapool to Lochinver and beyond...

ENCHANTED FOREST – NOW IN ITS 12TH YEAR

The Enchanted Forest - an Award-Winning Event The Enchanted Forest in Perthshire is Scotland’s premier sound and light show. Launched last night, a select audience...

THREAT TO THE DARK SKIES PARK

Light Pollution threatens the Dark Sky Park It’s been open for less than a year but astronomers are now warning that the Dark Sky Park...