Category Archives: machair

#CycleForNature – The final stretch: Ullapool to Kinlochewe

Blessed mostly with fantastic weather, Francesca cycled 252 miles last week, sailed on six Ferries and visited five SNH offices (with a wave to Portree). The final part of #CycleForNature leg two took Francesca from Ullapool to Kinlochewe. Let’s hear how … Continue reading

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Mapping machair

Professor Stewart Angus, SNH Coastal Ecologist, looks at how we are mapping a special feature of Scotland’s coastal environment – machair. Only two countries in the world have machair, the shell-rich dune grassland that can be so spectacular in summer, … Continue reading

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