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A polycarbonate tent hanging from a Pine branch near Inverness. Inside, a pheromone lure and some VERY sticky cardboard waits to entice and then trap an unsuspecting Pine tree lappet moth (image property of Forest Research, Forestry Commission Scotland)
A nicely cultivated project site waits for the trees necessary to begin life as a young native Scots pine woodland.
Having spent Monday to Thursday at my desk, Friday's weather allowed me to get out and do some fieldwork.
Yes, it is true: I couldn't find a more interesting image with relevance to the SRDP than this!
A robin drops in for a snack as I go outside to record the snowy scene in Foyers today.
On bad wind, ecoplugs for rhododendron and further self promotion
Musings on glyphosate and advertising to the nearly deceased
I spent some time working on the Island of Rum this week. Here are some pictures of my time there.
Tree planting for a small farm woodland in Brora and my first advertisement in the October 2017 issue of the Strathnairn News.
I spent a day on the hill, assessing ground for a tree planting project that also sought to allow a fragmented native woodland to regenerate and expand through natural regeneration.