Monthly Archives: July 2018

Innovative crofting on the West Coast

Kirsten Brewster, from SNH’s Rural Resources Unit, discusses a recent trip to the West Coast to learn more about an innovative croft following holistic farming methods. On the morning of 5 June, SNH staff were joined by colleagues from Rural … Continue reading

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What’s the connection between peat and fish?

The answer is not about smoking the fish over a peat fire!  Peatland Action officer Rachel Coyle from the Tweed Forum can answer this question. I’ve been involved in an interesting project at Dryhope Farm on the Philiphaugh Estate in … Continue reading

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Surveying Scotland’s marine mammals: life as an ORCA surveyor

On 11-12 June, SNH Marine Operations Officer Dr. Jane Dodd began her Team Leader training while taking part in her 3rd ORCA survey on Caledonian MacBrayne ferries out of Oban. Here, she shares her experience as an Onboard ORCA Marine … Continue reading

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