Is there a market for Scottish-grown hardwood other than as biomass and woodfuel? Luke Wilson asks sawmill owner Mark Councill of Logie Timber in the Findhorn valley near Forres.
Jennifer Jeffrey reports on a day to remember for undergraduates.
Transmission charging must be reformed to allow northern renewable projects to be built, says Adam Morrison.
It’s high time the renewable energy industry became active members of the circular economy, says Calum Innes.
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Networking is something we all do to a greater or lesser extent and it isn’t often that you can quantify the beneﬁts. However, sometimes it all falls into place.
The farming sector is facing another period of uncertainty. The future of subsidies is causing the most concern with every client asking ‘what next?’
Lauren Glass explains the beneﬁts of using cell-grown stock.
Modern power supply systems are crucial to island dwellers, and automation is making them more reliable, as Nick Morgan reports.
Father and son team John and Roderick Low have been managing their woodlands and running Dunearn Logs for about 10 years. Roderick explains how the business has developed.
Young people are concerned about climate change because they face the consequences. But, writes Willem Dane, they must have the right skills to confront the challenge.
From time to time our clients may ask “Do we really need a ‘For Sale’ board?
The extent of hydro power installations on the Conon river system has sometimes made life difficult for salmon, but it has also allowed the river to be the subject of detailed study. Neil Wright reports.
The growing demand for ‘lop and top’ to feed biomass boilers makes brash recovery an attractive idea, although not all forestry sites are suitable, says Russell Porter.
Potential radiation levels have prompted concerns about the building and use of phone masts. As Mike Reid reports, landowners should be prepared.
Whatever one thinks of the UK Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, its lockdown response has poured cold water all over the economy.
Tree-planting strategies need to change in the face of greater risks of disease, but how exactly? Asks Paul Schoﬁeld.
Heat mapping, or thermal imaging, is an important aspect of a modern survey, says John Pullen.
Time and time again we see well-sited coastal properties out-performing those without water views.
Neil Wright reports on efforts to secure the future of salmon in a Sutherland river in the face of climate change.