Tag: Deer Management

Reforesting Scotland Land Revival Tour

Reforesting Scotland Land Revival Tour – Cairngorms, 28th-29th of June I wasn’t sure what to expect from the Reforesting Scotland Land Revival Tour, but I knew it would be an interesting experience whatever happened. As you will know, if you’ve been following this blog,… Continue Reading “Reforesting Scotland Land Revival Tour”

Looking Back on 2017 – October, November, and December

Last one of these for this year, I swear… October By October the stag season was in full swing. It was thoroughly enjoyable, despite the weather, which as decidedly dreich (despite the sunny photo below!). Stalking in Storm Ophelia was kind of exciting… At… Continue Reading “Looking Back on 2017 – October, November, and December”

Looking Back on 2017 – July, August, and September

Quite frankly a bit amazed that you’re still following to this point… July This was a busy month! More roebuck stalking in July, more nest checks and camera trapping. Our areas’ Deer Management Group partnered up with SNH to run a Herbivore Impact Assessment… Continue Reading “Looking Back on 2017 – July, August, and September”

Looking back on 2017 – January, February & March

In the spirit of originality, I thought I’d do a wee review and look back over the best bits of 2017 in the days leading up to the New Year… It’s been a interesting, varied, and challenging year. It’s cliche to say it, but… Continue Reading “Looking back on 2017 – January, February & March”

Deer Health – Jaw Compaction and Body Condition

*Disclaimer*  So I wanted to write a post about something I came across yesterday when out hunting, but before you read further, you should be aware that this post contains photographs of a shot deer, various images of the carcass, and of the postmortem… Continue Reading “Deer Health – Jaw Compaction and Body Condition”

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”

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