Our Activities

Our Activities

Return to Creag Meagaidh

  Yet another visit to an old site, this time to Creag Meagaidh NNR funded and run by SNH where I did my BSc dissertation in 1995. My project looked at the pros and cons of regenerating native woodland at landscape scale using fences or culling, which even 25 years later is a hot topic with the current debate on deer management being overseen by the ECCLR at present.  …
April 6, 2017
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Guide 517 Pro – Thermal Imaging video camera

New toys arrived this week, which meant Christmas came early.  We’ve invested in some new thermal imaging equipment for undertaking deer surveys in certain habitat types. The Guide 517 IV Pro arrived with a wide angle lens and 80mm detachable lens – extremely powerful piece of kit that can detect heat up to 2km away, and record stunning high-resolution video along with sound files etc.  We’ve been trialing it extensively…
December 6, 2016
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Scot’s pine scrub development

Always love to visit Glenmore Forest Park and see the progress of the Scot’s pine as it marches up the hillsides with the reduced level of red deer grazing that has been present for several decades now.  Pine scrub now developing nicely on the lower slopes of the Northern Corries of Cairngorm, as well as extensively on the flank of Meall a’ Bhuachaille above Glenmore Lodge – great to see…
November 6, 2016