Category: Land and Wildlife Management

Field to Fork 2017

Last month, I was entered into the Field to Fork competition, run in collaboration by BASC Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage, and Scotland’s Natural Larder. The competition aims to raise awareness of game meat as a healthy and sustainable option for the dinner table. It… Continue Reading “Field to Fork 2017”

Peatland Restoration

Last Friday I attended a peatland restoration demonstration day at Lairg; hosted by Forestry Commission Scotland, and organised by Flows to the Future. Firstly, a big thanks to you both, it was a very interesting and informative day, providing a lot of food for… Continue Reading “Peatland Restoration”

Spring Update

It’s been another interesting and busy couple of weeks. First up… ILUC17 The 30th and 31st of March saw the sixth annual Integrated Land Use Conference take place at Carrbridge. This years theme was ‘Balancing the Benefits of Woodland Expansion’. An interesting couple of… Continue Reading “Spring Update”

High Flying and Deer Counting

We’ve had a busy couple of days so far this week with our Deer Management Groups’ deer count. Finally grabbing a couple of days of decent – but still pretty choppy and snowy – flying weather, deer stalkers from within the management group gathered… Continue Reading “High Flying and Deer Counting”

Stalking the Scottish Savanna

The Scottish Highlands have their own unique cold. I’m insistent of this fact, despite my colleague’s protestation that “Cold is cold.” Having just had the chance to sit in the Alps at -16, and the Highlands at 1 degrees Celsius, I can confirm the… Continue Reading “Stalking the Scottish Savanna”

Österreich

“Come and stay with us for a couple of days if you want?” the message from my friend read. Now, I don’t know about you, but when an invite to stay in the Austrian Alps comes up, you change your plans quickly in order… Continue Reading “Österreich”

A Start of the Year Update

I haven’t posted anything for ages (December, how embarrassing), so I thought I’d just give a wee update of what I’ve been up to. January: An interesting way to start the year, the perks included beating on my friends shoot and coming home with a… Continue Reading “A Start of the Year Update”

First Post and Discussions

I’ve started this blog to record discussions and debates I have with people over various issues, mainly those concerning the Scottish (and occasionally English) countryside. I have an interesting viewpoint to stand from – whilst I enjoy fieldsports and activities such as deer stalking, I… Continue Reading “First Post and Discussions”

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