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John Muir Award growing by 15% a year in Scottish schools

As the John Muir Trust celebrates another successful year in Scotland, Toby Clark, John Muir Award Scotland Manager, takes a closer look at what is being achieved in Scotland’s schools. The John Muir Award encourages people from all backgrounds to … Continue reading

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Dick Balharry

With the recent death of Dick Balharry we lost a friend, colleague and formidable champion of wild land. A largely self-taught naturalist, Dick was created a MBE in 1996, and received an Honorary Doctorate in Science from Abertay University in … Continue reading

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100,000 John Muir Awards achieved in Scotland

At the end of November, the John Muir Trust celebrated a landmark achievement when Sarah Oswald, a senior pupil from Balfron High School in Stirlingshire, became Scotland’s 100,000th John Muir Award recipient.  Here Toby Clark, the John Muir Trust’s John … Continue reading

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Location, location, location

Financially these can be challenging times. Office buildings in particular can be a big outgoing, and when various public sector buildings sit close to each other this can seem like a missed opportunity on several levels. It therefore makes good … Continue reading

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Valuing John Muir and nature

Ron McCraw, is an Access and Recreation Manager with Scottish Natural Heritage. He is also an advocate of the value of John Muir’s legacy. As he explains below we stand on the cusp of an exceptional opportunity to celebrate and … Continue reading

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Sensing Landscape: Mountain Culture

Rachel Mimiec, our National Scenic Areas Artist in Residence, provides a March update as she settles down to work in the studio. I am back in Glasgow working in my studio having completed my final site visit. This marks the … Continue reading

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