Tags - Biodiversity

All things invasive with the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative

Blog Post

14 May 2019

As it’s national Invasive Species Week (13-17 May) this week’s blog has been written by Vicky Hilton, Volunteer & Communications Officer for the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative (SISI). 

The SISI...

Unanticipated and delightful

Blog Post

30 Apr 2019

Allargue Estate sits snugly nestled in the centre of the Cairngorms National Park in the lee of the Cairngorms massif. It covers an area of just over 2,300 hectares and comprises a multitude of...

Celebrating national parks at 70

Blog Post

10 Apr 2019

Saturday 6 April marked the start of #DiscoverNationalParks - a two-week celebration across the UK with events and experiences to inspire all people of all ages and interests to get outdoors, explore...

2019 Member Surveys


13 Mar 2019

A key element of SLEs work on policy development and political representation is the gathering of facts and figures on our members and their businesses. Over the course of 2019 we will be building up...

Drimnin Estate - Conserving the natural beauty

HIH Case Study

15 Nov 2018

The 7000-acre estate on the western tip of the Morvern Peninsula has invested time into conservation schemes to ensure the area remains a rich, wildlife haven. Combining rugged coastline with inlets...

Peatland Restoration at Farr Estate

HIH Case Study

24 Jul 2018

Many Scottish Estates are at the forefront of major Peatland restoration projects up in the Scottish Highlands. The aim of peatland restoration is to enable carbon sequestration, habitat improvement...

Hands-On Learning

HIH Case Study

23 Jul 2018

Murton Trust is a special place. These days it’s a thriving nature reserve, visitor farm and tearoom, but the 100 acre site near Forfar in Angus was formerly a quarry until the Trust was established...

Highland Safaris

HIH Case Study

19 Jul 2018

Highland Safaris is based just outside Aberfeldy, Perthshire, and has developed over its 25 years into an award winning, five-star tourism destination with a range of activities for groups and...

St Andrews Country Lodges & Cuplahills Farm

HIH Case Study

19 Jul 2018

In 2012 Stephen & Amanda, the third generation to farm at Cuplahills Farm, embarked on a special journey that began with a hay meadow and was to become the tranquil idyll that is now synonymous with...

Working with local schools (AGMG)

HIH Case Study

11 Jul 2018

The Angus Glens Moorland Group is a collection of sporting estates Angus founded in 2015. They demonstrate the work these estates and their staff undertake undertake for our countryside, highlighting...

Multi-purpose woodland

HIH Case Study

9 Jul 2018

Elderslie Estates is located near Houston in Renfrewshire on the West coast of Scotland. The estate is made up of 400 hectares of woodland on 1,600 hectares of land, with three tiers of commercial...

Biodiversity in the Angus Glens

HIH Case Study

9 Jul 2018

Glenogil Estate is situated within the beautiful highlands of Angus, positioned between Glen Clova and Glen Lethnot, and has been visited for the past three years by German scientists examining...