Tags - Conservation

Scottish Wildcat breeding programme

HIH Case Study

9 Jul 2019

Alladale Wilderness Reserve is an active participant in the recovery of the threatened Scottish wildcat. The species is now fully protected by law and is generally recognized as a separate subspecies,...

Glen Clova Contour Tree Planting Initiative

HIH Case Study

9 Jul 2019

Rottal Estate is located in Glen Clova, the largest of the Angus Glens. The estate is approximately 8,000 acres and ranges from 800 to nearly 3,000 ft above sea level.

Rottal is privately owned and...

The Campbell Partnership

HIH Case Study

9 Jul 2019

We have farmed the land here in the Scottish Borders for over forty years running it alongside our farm in North Yorkshire. Five years ago, we decided to relocate to our farm in the Scottish Borders...

From wilderness to accessible community space

HIH Case Study

9 Jul 2019

How volunteer power is unlocking the landscape and history of Cullen

Castle Hill offers a stunning panoramic view of Cullen Bay and, in the past, it was a place which was enjoyed by local families...

Environmental Education at St Mary's

HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2019

The St. Mary’s School, Melrose motto “behalde to ye hende” means “look to your future” in old Scots.

In the school’s entire 125 year history, this motto has never been more appropriate. The natural...

Recording on farm species to help inform land management

HIH Case Study

7 Jul 2019

Whitmuir Estate is a small (176 ha) Estate in the Scottish Borders just outside Selkirk. We have a mixed farm with let grazing and in hand arable. Holiday lets make use of some of the buildings on the...

Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

HIH Case Study

7 Jul 2019

The red squirrel is one of Scotland’s most loved animals and most of the UK population is found here, despite significant decline in recent decades. Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels (SSRS) was...

Nature Friendly Farming and Food Production

HIH Case Study

7 Jul 2019

Williamwood is a 300 acre nature friendly livestock farm with luxury holiday cottages. Our vision for it is a productive farm, as near carbon-neutral as possible, bursting with biodiversity, in an...

Trialling hogweed munching sheep

HIH Case Study

5 Jul 2019

The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative (SISI) and the Gordon family of Kirkside Farm, Macduff are working in partnership to trial an innovative, sustainable method of removing invasive giant hogweed...

Upper Dee Riparian Woodland Project

HIH Case Study

4 Jul 2019

Since 2013 The Dee District Salmon Fishery Board (DDSFB) and River Dee Trust (RDT) have planted over 140,000 native trees along the river banks of the upper Dee and its tributaries, including the...

Lowland Raised Bog Restoration Project – Rosebery Estate

HIH Case Study

4 Jul 2019

Last winter a partnership project between Rosebery Estate, Tweed Forum, Peatland ACTION/Scottish Natural Heritage & Butterfly Conservation Scotland was carried out, with the view to restoring three...

Atholl Estates Ranger Service

HIH Case Study

27 Jun 2019

Atholl Estates, in partnership with The Cairngorms National Park Authority, operates a ranger service throughout the estate to promote access, knowledge and enjoyment of the countryside. The ranger...