Category Archives: News

Oor Noo Loo and Other Creations

Since the completion of the Conservation Hub we’ve been busy with more, much needed construction. However, contrary to what Jonathan has told some folk, we have not been building Scotland’s first all wood spaceship! Earlier in the year we completed a storage shed for the ponies hay….. a big improvement on wind- flapped tarpaulin. It’s […]

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Birds of the Hinterland

Bird species of the Hinterland,  Park and Bay Welcome to the fantastic world of birdwatching. People often ask me what kind of bird species are present in our community grounds and the surrounding Hinterland? Well I can tell you that we have about 45 species that have bred consistently in recent years, 2 more that […]

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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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Greetings from the Pony Field

Greetings from the pony field, especially from Jock who joined last April and has enjoyed the last 10 months of exploring and making friends. Jock is an Appaloosa cob/Irish draft pony and was living and working at a riding school until he developed back issues and had to take early retirement from riding. The Hinterland […]

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News from the land – Winter ‘21 / ‘22

I enjoy the winters. Nature’s invitation to turn inwards, to be cozy inside, meditate more, sleep and dream more. I love winters most when everything is covered in a bright white blanket of snow, which we don’t get here in our coastal part of the world very often. It is a time when trees and […]

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Infinity and beyond

A poem written by the sister of Martin Harker, our bee man, that captures the wonder of working and interacting with the natural world.  May it bring a smile, deep nourishment and a sense of hope that springs from this beautiful world we live in. How many trees have you planted How many seeds have […]

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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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Storm Arwen – natural disturbance in action

On the night of Friday 26th-Saturday 27th November 2021, a major storm, called Storm Arwen by meteorologists, hit the east coast of Scotland with very strong winds of up to 90 mph. Unusually, the wind direction came from the northeast (most of the country’s stormy weather comes from the southwest) and this resulted in many […]

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