“Alan has been an inspiration for many decades, with the vision to see Scotland recover some of its forests.”
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Are you interested in Rewilding, in learning how you can take practical action yourself or in how to start up your own rewilding project? If the answer is yes then this weeklong workshop is designed for you. It’s based in a remote part of beautiful Glen Affric in the Scottish Highlands, site of a long running project to restore the Caledonian Forest. More details & bookings 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
This blog is the third in a series, and follows on from Part 1, in which I wrote about the role of fungi in helping to break down dead wood, and Part 2, which focussed on slime moulds. Here I’ll describe some of the invertebrates associated with dead wood, including springtails and mites. Springtail (Neanura muscorum) amongst common jellyspot fungi …Read more
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Ecologist, nature photographer and inspirational speaker. Founder of the award-winning charity Trees for Life.
Yellow stagshorn fungus (Calocera viscosa) amongst moss on an old pine log here on the Findhorn Hinterland today.
This famous and unintentionally hilarious clip by Andrea Barlow shows how animated and expressive penguins communication can be. And if you happen to find huge similarities with human communication, well, you're right
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