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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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FHT Weeklong Retreat – A Participant’s Feedback

By Jen Stout I conjured up so many reasons not to go to the Hinterland retreat. I didn’t have time. I hate camping. I needed, badly, a holiday – not a challenge. Biting insects bring me out in huge sores, and I’ve a skin condition that makes even a few days without a bath quite […]

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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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Abundant berries on the Findhorn Hinterland

As anyone who walks out on the Hinterland area will have seen, there’s an abundance of berries there just now. The most obvious of these are the red berries on the rowan trees and the blackberries on the brambles (it’s a particularly good year for them). However, there are also other berries to be seen […]

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Hinterland’s Gift for the Future Biodiversity and Taking Local Action

The inspiration for this article came from items published in the Guardian on 8th/9th August 2021. Firstly an article by George Monbiot: “The gift we should give to the living world” and then the publication of the latest IPCC report on Climate Change. In our rush to take action: carbon capture, tree planting etc we […]

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A bee’s view of life at the Findhorn Apiary August 21

The previous report from the Findhorn Apiary was from my great aunt. She hatched last autumn and had the important role, along with about 10,000 of her sisters, of keeping the colony sustained through the winter. She had to help keep the colony warm and the queen fed ready for laying in the spring. Then […]

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Summer News from the Land August 21

I have just returned from another round of watering our youngest trees on the land… It’s been a summer of periods of very dry weather and torrential downpours. Sadly for some of our broadleaf trees our watering efforts came too late. We have also finished defining the Northern Heath areas – this involved a lot […]

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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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Outdoor Learning Space Completion Report

Outdoor Learning Space Completion Report

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Baby Owls Born in the Findhorn Hinterland

Somewhere in the hinterland beyond the Findhorn Ecovillage at the Park lives a mysterious creature. It has ears like a cat, it meows like a cat and it appears much larger than a cat. Do you know what it might be? It is the Long-Eared Owl (also known as the cat owl) – one of […]

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