“Alan has been an inspiration for many decades, with the vision to see Scotland recover some of its forests.”
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Due to a late cancellation, we have 1 space available on our workshop ‘A Rewilding Journey: Rewilding the World & Ourselves’ taking place in the Caledonian Forest in Glen Affric in the Scottish Highlands from 14-21 May.
Details & booking information are here.Read more
Welcome to my web site! I am an inspirational public speaker, ecologist, nature photographer and writer based in the Findhorn Community in the northeast of Scotland.
In 1986 I founded the award-winning conservation charity, Trees for Life, which works to restore the Caledonian Forest in the Scottish Highlands.
I care deeply about our planet, and have dedicated my life to protecting its biological diversity and sharing the beauty and wonders of the natural world through my photographs, talks and writing. Read more
My latest blog post
Common jellyspot fungi (Dacrymyces stillatus) and heather rags lichen (Hypogymnia physodes) on a pine log, Findhorn Hinterland. Over the winter of 2021-2022 Scotland has been hit by a number of named storms, with Storm Arwen in particular causing considerable damage in the coastal area of Moray near Findhorn. On the night of 26th November 2021 Arwe …Read more
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Ecologist, nature photographer and inspirational speaker. Founder of the award-winning charity Trees for Life.
Kittiwakes are nesting on the sandstone cliffs of the Moray Coast just now. Between couples exhibiting pair bonding behaviour, single birds advertising their availability & squabbling neighbours at the densely-packed nesting sites, there are a lot of red tongues on display!4
I saw, for the first time, an Aedes sp Mosquito feeding on a Box Turtle today. I was thrilled to get a capture!