Author Archives: jonathan.caddy

Offer of short retreats in Berlin and Baltic Sea

Annette Priess has enjoyed a few programmes with the Findhorn Foundation and made a generous donation to the Findhorn Hinterland Trust last year. She has a property in Berlin and a remote cabin on the Baltic Sea and  would like to open her two homes to members / volunteers of the Hinterland Trust if you […]

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FHT Chair’s Roundup – April and May 2022

Spring energy, longer days and milder weather has helped inspire more people to be out on the land and much activity has been happening to do with the FHT some of which you will find documented in other articles in this newsletter.  It is left for me to fill in the gaps and also give […]

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FHT Apiary Update

Last season finished with a very satisfactory honey harvest. Preparations for the coming season began in the autumn with treating all the hives for varroa mite. This is a small, crab like creature under 1mm across but to a bee it is enormous. It latches on to the bees and sucks out its juices and […]

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FHT and Timber for the New Sanctuary 

Storm Arwen was devastating in terms of windblown trees in our woodland but it also created opportunities. The logs that were large enough have been gathered at the east end of our woods and funding found through generous donations from the Hygeia Foundation and a supportive community member to convert these to timber that will […]

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Conservation Hub Completion

The 19th February marked a significant event in terms of the work of the Findhorn Hinterland Trust – the completion of our new and beautiful physical base for our conservation and educational work created from trees from our woodland.  It is a symbol of our long-term commitment to the land we are custodians of and […]

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FHT Chair’s Roundup – November 2021 to March 2022

Although dealing with storm damage, finishing the building of the Conservation Hub and enabling the production of wood for the new sanctuary have dominated the Trust’s work this quarter, there have also been a whole host of noteworthy activities that have been going on in parallel.  To tell you the truth the organisation has been […]

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FHT Partnership with Equal Adventure

Providing opportunities to get individuals that are physically challenged out onto our special land that we live next to is what this partnership is all about.  It is progressing with planned Findhorn Friday events set for the end of March. To prepare for this development, Rowan Morgan one of the EA staff based in Grantown, […]

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Christmas Tree Event 2021

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Celebrating Our Bees and the 2021 Honey Harvest

Our apiary and our hundreds of thousands of bees up by the wind turbines continue to be one of the important ways we have of interacting with the land that the FHT  looks after.  Martin Harker, John Willoner and I hold the awareness of our hives and their seasonal needs whilst encouraging as many others […]

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FHT Green Burial – Achievements and Changes

Will Russell has been involved in our green burial site from the very start, which was April 2007 when Katherine Inglis became our first burial.  Three years later he officially took on the role of Green Burial Coordinator for the Findhorn Hinterland Group by which time six burials had taken place and seventeen lairs had […]

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