Author Archives: jonathan.caddy

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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FHT and Equal Adventure Start Working Together 

Plans for Restorative Activity Days with Families and Individuals with Complex Needs For 30 years, Equal Adventure, a Grantown on Spey based charity, has challenged perceptions of inclusion and disability through positive asset-based approaches to outdoor activity and expeditions, as well as scientific and educational fieldwork. We are excited to be working with The Findhorn […]

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Conservation Hub Blessing

Update from the building process On Monday the 11th of October we set a milestone in the building of the Conservation Hub – the physical base for the Findhorn Hinterland Trust. The first timber frame was lifted and the building was blessed with many hands making the work light and manageable. A big ‘Thank you’ […]

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FHT Green Burial Restructuring – An Invitation to Join the Team

It has become clear that it is time to restructure the Green Burial side of the Findhorn Hinterland Trust and in particular the Funeral Co-ordination role. To this end the trust would like to announce opportunities to join their team as part of the Wilkies Wood Green Burial Sub-group. The Funeral Co-ordinator’s role and associated […]

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Conservation Hub Progress – September 2021

Good news – we have finally broken ground and put in the foundations of this much needed new physical base for the FHT on the edge of Wilkies Wood! This has only been possible by securing a good part of the funding for this £20k project. So far about £9000 has been pledged in grants […]

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FHT Apiary Update: A New Home for our Bee Equipment

Despite a frightfully cold May where we needed to feed our four overwintered hives of bees to keep them alive, we now are in the healthy position of having eleven hives in our apiary up by the wind turbines and should have some honey for sale come September – watch this space! We have also […]

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FHT Chair’s Spring Roundup 

By Jonathan Caddy There are many things going on connected with the FHT this spring both on the land and within the organisation.  Here is a brief roundup of some that may interest you: EWG Work Party – The Trust is in the process of securing a small grant from Volunteering Matters to help us […]

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Hinterland Biodiversity

Whilst there’s already a lot of knowledge about some groups of organisms, such as lichens and birds, there is much still to be learned about the fungi, insects, slime moulds and many other forms of life that are our immediate neighbours on the land.

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Slime Moulds on the Hinterland

Here’s an excellent article by Alan Watson Featherstone, to view or download as a pdf: Slime Moulds on the Hinterland

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