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Ron Bury
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I live in Tomich, a small village on the north east edge of the Glen Affric Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Scotland.
I live in Tomich, a small village on the north east edge of the Glen Affric Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Scotland.

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Helping ‘The Reds Return’ to the Highlands
Red squirrel © Peter Cairns Trees for Life has launched an appeal to raise £22,000 to ensure a better future for red squirrels in the Highlands of Scotland. The Reds Return appeal will enable the reintroduction of red squirrels in up to eight woodlands in t...
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Record numbers of common dolphin sightings off Scotland’s west coast
HWDT Common dolphin Sightings of common dolphins across the Hebrides have reached a new record high according to research conducted by marine conservation charity, Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust. Evidence collected during marine research expeditions on  ...
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Results of the National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2017
Short-beaked common dolphins Rebecca Knee/ Marine Discovery As announced on TV’s BBC Countryfile last night, results of the 2017 National Whale and Dolphin Watch are in! During last year’s event, which took place 29 th  July – 6 th  August, a record-breakin...
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Rare high-altitude money spider discovered near Loch Ness
Rare money spider Hilaira nubigena © Jens-Kjeld Jensen Surveys at Trees for Life’s Dundreggan Conservation Estate in Glenmoriston near Loch Ness have revealed a rare money spider in a find described by experts as “spectacular”. The discovery of an adult mal...
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Crucial work to help save Scottish wildcats
 Pete Cairns - The Big Picture This press release was issued on the 16th January 2018 so I'm a bit late posting, but better late than never. January was not a good month. DNA collection and genetic analysis of wild Scottish wildcats is taking place this win...
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Protecting Scottish trees for the future at Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank
Award winning Scottish charity Trees for Life is helping to secure the future of Scotland’s native trees by collecting seed from wild tree species in the North-West Highlands. The seeds are being stored in the underground vaults of Kew’s Millennium Seed Ban...
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Boost for Scotland’s international reputation for wilderness and wildlife
Glen Affric © Ron Bury Scotland’s international reputation as a key destination for experiencing world-class wild landscapes and outstanding wildlife is to be boosted by Trees for Life joining a prestigious and growing European association of rewilding proj...
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SNH and partners testing new ways to protect lambs from sea eagles
White tailed sea eagle Trials are underway by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and its partners on how to reduce the impact of sea eagle predation on sheep farming. Removing trees where sea eagles nest next to lambing areas and new scaring methods are two te...
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Voting urged to help save Scotland’s Great yellow bumblebee
Great yellow bumblebee on clover by Gordon Mackie An ambitious project in the Outer Hebrides to save the Great yellow bumblebee – which some experts believe is the UK’s most endangered bumblebee – is to be launched if the Bumblebee Conservation Trust wins a...
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