Category Archives: News

FHT 2023-24 Pictorial Finance Summary

Sometimes looking at figures visually can be fun and revealing which is what David Hammond FHT Treasurer with the help of Trustee and Bookkeeper Christopher Raymont have done here by putting together simplified figures from 2023-24 data on the trust’s income and expenditure.  What are some of the observations that we can draw from this […]

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My Story as a FHT Volunteer

My name is Mitch and I am a 23 year old young man from the Lake District who has been living in the FHT Shepherd’s Hut and volunteering for the charity for the last two months. I would like to share with you a little of my positive journey over the last couple of months. […]

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Chair’s Report – Spring/Summer 2024

It has been another whirlwind spring season as far as the Findhorn Hinterland Trust and the various activities on the land go.   The ‘When the Bough Breaks’ film, which starred our trustee Alan Watson Featherstone and the rewilding work he was previously involved in with Trees for Life, took place on the 16th March in […]

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News from the Land – Spring Early Summer 2024

It’s a damp day out there – so perfect for spending some time writing for our Newsletter… The trees we planted on the land last autumn and this spring are celebrating the life-giving rain after the warm sunny weeks we’ve just had. The transformation out there at this time of the year always blows me […]

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Findhorn Hinterland Biodiversity Workshop

This one day workshop was held on the 1st June 2024 with 10 participants attending including Hugh Andrews who submitted this article.  There was much praise by all for this event – so much so that they wanted to encourage others to make a note and join when it is offered again!  JC What a […]

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Meet the Team – Alan Watson Featherstone.

How did you get so involved in nature and nature conservation? I have had a long history of developing a deep relationship with nature which I think really started in a serious way back when I travelled abroad. In 1972 when I was 18 I travelled in Europe and the following year I went to […]

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Playing Creatively with Wood

It’s a short walk from the Conservation Hub up to the dunes on the way into Findhorn Village. That short walk can draw out when you slow down to notice the insects humming and the birds darting for cover past Rowan and Birch into the gorse. At the top of the dune the gorse is […]

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Exploring FHT Sustainability and Resilience

As a well trusted and valued organisation within the Park Ecovillage and the Findhorn/Forres  area and beyond, the FHT has much to be grateful for and proud of – its work concerning local practical conservation, opportunities for environmental education, helping build local community and providing recreational resources on the land it manages goes from strength […]

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Dune Restoration Project Update

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Big Give appeal!  This enables us to go ahead with the first year of dune restoration work, scheduled for this coming winter.  This involves the clearance of around half a hectare of carefully selected gorse, to create new bare sand habitats for rare and threatened sand dune […]

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Rare species

The focus of our Dune Restoration Project  The Findhorn Hinterland Trust’s new Dune Restoration Project will be a central and important element of our work for the next few years, and its core purpose is to ensure that there is good habitat on the land that we manage for the rare species that live in […]

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