Cairngorms Connect News

All the latest news from The Endangered Landscapes Programme

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Brent Geese landing at Farlington Marshes

It’s time for wetland restoration: World Wetlands Day 2023

Like much of our natural world, wetlands are not only a source of beauty and wonder but an ecosystem type…

2nd February 2023

Aerial view of installation of large woody structure on River Tromie, Insh Marshes, Cairngorms National Park.

How uprooted trees are helping to restore a river in the Cairngorms

At Insh Marshes in the Cairngorms, Scotland, uprooted tree trunks have been installed in the river, helping to return a…

19th January 2023

New guidance to help maximise climate change mitigation through the restoration of natural areas

Finding ways to mitigate climate change impacts is now an existential necessity. In recent years, there has been a growing…

17th November 2022

Bog Woodland with heather.

Fighting the climate crisis through landscape restoration

The 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (CoP27) is currently taking place in Egypt. As the climate…

11th November 2022

Downy Willow in the foreground of a Scottish landscape composed of hills.

Restoring forests in the Cairngorms one burger at a time

Cairngorms Connect has launched a new project marketing venison, to share the story of forest expansion in the Cairngorms. Scotland…

1st September 2022

Beyond greenwashing: understanding the challenges, ambition and potential of carbon trading

2015 was a pivotal year for climate and biodiversity issues, with many countries signing up to the Paris Agreement –…

18th August 2022