Part of Scotland's National Park and National Nature Reserves Resource Pack. Results of commissioned research (2007) to find out why some people, from socially excluded groups, do not currently make better use of Scotland's two National Parks and National Nature Reserves.
A Higher curriculum-based website for students, teachers and anyone with an interest in the Cairngorms National Park. Discover more about landscape & geology, climate & weather, ecosystems & biodiversity, people & the park and managing the park.
Scotland has many important industrial sites tracing the growth and development of the Industrial Revolution, including iron works, coal pits, slate mines and lead mines. Several of these sites are on what is now the national forest estate, including Wilsontown Ironworks.
Walk in the footsteps of history at the fascinating World War II sites that pepper the coastal forest sites of Scotland. These pages include information on anti-invasion defences and the Women's Timber Corps.
Stages in the forest cycle are described: 1) designing a woodland 2) in the tree nursery 3) tree planting 4) thinning, and 5) harvesting or cutting down the trees