Tags - Grouse

A receding hare line? Not on our moorlands

Blog Post

27 Jun 2019

Managing land in Scotland is a subject that often triggers passionate debate, none more so when it comes to the care of our native mountain hare.

Green Party MSP Alison Johnstone this week launched a...

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...

Benefits of moorland management

News

26 Apr 2019

With moorland management under ever more scrutiny, Tim Baynes Scottish Land and Estates Moorland Group Director, has reiterated the immense value of existing moorland management practices in an open...

Scottish Land & Estates statement on muirburn

News

19 Mar 2019

Scottish Land & Estates has issued the following statement regarding muirburn in the Cairngorms.

More information on the science behind muirburn is also available to read here.  

Tim Baynes, from...

Heather burning: A traditional tool backed by the latest science and best practice

Blog Post

18 Mar 2019

Setting the heather alight is an idiom that most are familiar with – even if some might not be sure exactly where the phrase originated from.

The benefits of controlled heather burning on moorland...

Statement on RSPB call for grouse moor licensing regime

News

14 Dec 2018

In response to publication today (December 14) of a report by RSPB calling for the introduction of licensing of grouse moors, Scottish Land & Estates issued the following statement.

David Johnstone,...

Educating the next generation

HIH Case Study

19 Nov 2018

Katrina Candy is a leading children’s author, who has successfully published two books that teach conservation and land management issues to a young audience. Her first book ‘Captain Partridge and the...

Game for Giving

HIH Case Study

19 Nov 2018

Game for Giving is an initiative set up by both the Angus Glens and Grampian Moorland Groups. We work with local butchers and chefs to create oven ready meals using fresh Game and ingredients that we...

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...

The Angus Glens Moorland Group

HIH Case Study

13 Apr 2017

The Angus Glens Moorland Group has done a lot of work with their rural communities. They have held a number of community events from school barbecues to, most recently, an Easter Funday.

All events...

Protecting the Capercaillie in Glen Tanar

HIH Case Study

12 Mar 2017

Glen Tanar Estate

Glen Tanar estate in Royal Deeside is managed by owners Michael and Claire Bruce, alongside a team of skilled staff, combining modern management techniques with traditional...

Dundreich Plateau Peatland Restoration Project

HIH Case Study

7 Mar 2016

The Moorfoot Hills project demonstrates how peatland restoration efforts can help build greater resilience to climate change impacts through the delivery of multiple ecosystem benefits, including...