The first Golden Eagle Chick to Hatch in 120 years in the Czech Republic

Today Monday 20 May, 2013, I wish to officially announce that a pair of Golden Eagles reintroduced into the Czech Republic have successfully hatched at least one chick, possibly two, for the first time in 120 years in our country.

As everyone can imagine, those involved in this prestigious project are delighted with the outcome […]

Hen Harriers – Good News from Langholm at last.

We have just been advised that currently there are three female and two male hen harriers on the Langholm moors this season. Let us hope that despite the terrible weather, there may be a chance of perhaps two successful broods. Our only concern is that any fledged young produced are likely to disappear once they […]

Call to arms against ‘Nazi’ wind farms

Stevenson, second right, with anti-wind farm activists

A SENIOR Tory has compared the march of wind farms in Scotland’s countryside to the threat posed by Nazi Germany. Struan Stevenson has provoked the wrath of energy companies by urging Britons opposed to turbines to “recapture the same spirit that defeated Nazi Germany and […]