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SUPPORT MOORLAND LIFE URGE RURAL COMMUNITIES
SUPPORT MOORLAND LIFE URGE RURAL COMMUNITIES
Families, businesses and estates in rural Scotland have launched a new initiative urging politicians to recognise the importance of moorland life to the environment, wildlife and communities. Rural communities across Scotland are to write to parliamentarians from all parties and invite them to see first-hand the multiple benefits delivered across moorland areas of the country.
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The Scottish government’s city-centric agenda devalues Scotland
The Scottish government’s city-centric agenda devalues Scotland
Today, 19th March 2021 has seen thousands of rural people join the rural workers protest online and share photos, videos and supportive messages calling for a recognition of their contribution to Scottish life. We are young and old, male and female, working in forestry, construction, haulage, hospitality, as ghillies, farmers, crofters, mechanics, taxi drivers, shepherds,
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GROUSE MOOR MANAGEMENT IS AN IMPERATIVE AND INTEGRAL PART OF PRESERVING THE COUNTRYSIDE
GROUSE MOOR MANAGEMENT IS AN IMPERATIVE AND INTEGRAL PART OF PRESERVING THE COUNTRYSIDE
Jim Goodlad, gamekeeping and wildlife management lecturer at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) Elmwood.  Moorland, peatland, and rough grass types make up over 50% of upland Scotland. This supports upland Scotland in many ways – conservation benefits, the economic impact to local communities through employment, total expenditure, and holistic capital expenditure, everyone gets a bite at
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