Category Archives: News

The Great 60th Birthday Tree Plant 

A Force for Repairing the ‘Metabolic Rift with Nature. Since university, I have held the opinion that the nature/human dichotomy is the fundamental crux of the climate and ecological crisis and our failure to address this false separation will only escalate such crises further. This understanding emanated from my discovery of Edward Wilson’s work on […]

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Out of the Ashes Story – Callum Bell

Out of the Ashes 2021 A Hinterland Retreat that Made All the Difference  How an FHT retreat workshop impacted the life of a young Scottish lad and how these events provide opportunities for young people to engage with the work of the Park Ecovillage, Findhorn. This is a story of how the Findhorn Hinterland Trust […]

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News from the land – Autumn 2022

Looking out of my window, as I am reflecting on the past few months on the land, I am in awe of the beauty of our ‘golden October’. In awe of nature’s color-schemes. The ocean of yellow in the gorse at spring-time gave way to the purple of the heathers in the summer, and now […]

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Meet FHT team member – Jacqueline Buckingham

To put things in context, can you tell us a little about your connection with nature, where that arises from? My first connection with nature was within days of being born, being brought to my family farm in the south of England, I grew up there for the first ten years of my life and […]

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FHT Biodiversity – Exploring the Wonderful World Of Lichens

Lichens grow all around us- on trees, walls, pebbles and the soil- and yet we often hardly notice them. They paint the world with splashes of colour and patterns. Many are tiny but all are a symbiosis of a fungus and alga living together – along with yeasts and other organisms- they are indeed mini […]

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Community Kids – Growing Up with Oak Trees

My daughters, Anaya and Leela and I gathered acorns a couple of years ago in Badgers Wood near Elgin with the help of Tom Moon, a fellow Drumduan parent. We sprouted them and have been nurturing them for 2 years.  It has been a great experience for the kids and a valuable lesson. It was very […]

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Volunteering for the Findhorn Hinterland Trust

A Story of Learning and Gratitude I am fully aware of the challenges facing our world including the loss of biodiversity, cultural diversity and climate change and for the last ten years I have been working as an aid worker in different parts of the world, most recently in Mongolia, to do something to make […]

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Green Burials: A Team Member’s Reflections 

‘We commit this body to the ground, earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust; in sure and certain hope of the Resurrection to eternal life.’ Committal prayer. I have held the role of land manager’s assistant for green burials for one year now and have assisted with the six recent burials of Leslie, […]

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Partnership with Equal Adventure Update

As the winds get colder and the hills and mountains start to gain some of their winter frostings, it is time to look back over the past couple of seasons.  Equal Adventure’s ‘Yes We Can Outdoor program’ has delivered outdoor activities days with individuals with disabilities and complex needs, across the Highlands and N of […]

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Christmas Tree Event

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