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Highland Adapts will put the region on the agenda at COP26

Highland Adapts will put the region on the agenda at COP26

Highland Adapts will put the region on the agenda at COP26

27 October 2021

Community-led partnership will present to delegates.


University of the Highlands and Islands experts to speak at COP26

University of the Highlands and Islands experts to speak at COP26

University of the Highlands and Islands experts to speak at COP26

27 October 2021

Experts from the University of the Highlands and Islands will be travelling to Glasgow to speak at the UN Climate Change Conference


Naming competition for new hydroelectric generator

Naming competition for new hydroelectric generator

Naming competition for new hydroelectric generator

27 October 2021

Highland Council is inviting youngsters to name a new hydroelectric generator and interactive visitor experience on the River Ness.


Flow Country of Caithness and Sutherland to be part of COP26 climate change conference

Flow Country of Caithness and Sutherland to be part of COP26 climate change conference

Flow Country of Caithness and Sutherland to be part of COP26 climate change conference

27 October 2021

Following hot on the heels of the Climate Change Conference, the Highland Council’s focus is now shifting to participating in the COP26 event.


Kyle of Sutherland Fisheries create new post for climate resilience officer amid concern over warming rivers

Kyle of Sutherland Fisheries create new post for climate resilience officer amid concern over warming rivers

Kyle of Sutherland Fisheries create new post for climate resilience officer amid concern over warming rivers

26 October 2021

A spokesman for the organisation said: "This post will lead local initiatives to combat climate change and improve habitats."


Major Scottish Land & Estates role for former cavalry officer

Major Scottish Land & Estates role for former cavalry officer

Major Scottish Land & Estates role for former cavalry officer

26 October 2021

A leading Beauly-based land management consultant has been appointed as the new vice chairman of Scottish Land & Estates Highland regional committee


Active travel campaigners congratulated at Scottish Parliament

Active travel campaigners congratulated at Scottish Parliament

Active travel campaigners congratulated at Scottish Parliament

24 October 2021

Critical Mass and Kidical Mass have been staging ride-outs for “wheelers” to call for better infrastructure so cyclists are safe on the roads.


Firm to change blade heights

Firm to change blade heights

Firm to change blade heights

21 October 2021

Energiekontor UK was granted permission to build the Lairg 2 wind farm near Toroboll last year and has since made several requests for amendment.


End of an era for land partnership

End of an era for land partnership

End of an era for land partnership

21 October 2021

A group that has facilitated landscape and educational projects over the last five years has begun the process of winding up its current phase.


Far north peatlands feature in virtual tour showcasing climate crisis research

Far north peatlands feature in virtual tour showcasing climate crisis research

Far north peatlands feature in virtual tour showcasing climate crisis research

21 October 2021

The far north peatlands form part of a virtual tour showcasing research to tackle Scotland’s climate crisis ahead of the COP26 conference.


Conference to discuss the Highland climate emergency

Conference to discuss the Highland climate emergency

Conference to discuss the Highland climate emergency

19 October 2021

The free event takes place this Thursday and Friday.


Forestry and Land Scotland seeking views on plan for next three years

Forestry and Land Scotland seeking views on plan for next three years

Forestry and Land Scotland seeking views on plan for next three years

17 October 2021

'We are in a unique position to help Scotland achieve net zero' says chief


Provision of Falls of Shin Aire has resulted in 'responsible usage of site', says development trust manager

Provision of Falls of Shin Aire has resulted in 'responsible usage of site', says development trust manager

Provision of Falls of Shin Aire has resulted in 'responsible usage of site', says development trust manager

17 October 2021

The overnight parking facility for motorhomes and campervans came on stream at the Invershin beauty spot in June.


Two free online events will discuss the role of museums in the fight to climate change

Two free online events will discuss the role of museums in the fight to climate change

Two free online events will discuss the role of museums in the fight to climate change

16 October 2021

A HIGHLAND heritage charity is calling for people to attend two upcoming events around museums and climate change


PICTURES: Achunabust or bust as vintage tractors lead the field for ploughing match

PICTURES: Achunabust or bust as vintage tractors lead the field for ploughing match

PICTURES: Achunabust or bust as vintage tractors lead the field for ploughing match

15 October 2021

Conditions on the ground were "greasy" for a popular agricultural event held last Saturday at Achunabust Farm near Reay.


WATCH: Hydro scheme built by a Laid father and son makes shortlist for prestigious green award

WATCH: Hydro scheme built by a Laid father and son makes shortlist for prestigious green award

WATCH: Hydro scheme built by a Laid father and son makes shortlist for prestigious green award

11 October 2021

The Maclellans overcame a number of obstacles in order to bring the privately-funded 95kw project to fruition.


2021 rod catches for Kyle region near to lowest ever

2021 rod catches for Kyle region near to lowest ever

2021 rod catches for Kyle region near to lowest ever

10 October 2021

It is unlikely that 2021 will be looked back upon with much affection, blighted as it has been by a chronic lack of rainfall.


Young people in Sutherland invited to take part in climate change conference

Young people in Sutherland invited to take part in climate change conference

Young people in Sutherland invited to take part in climate change conference

09 October 2021

The conference offers an opportunity for young people to learn more about the climate emergency.


Hen harrier nests monitored closely during maintenance work on rail line from Rogart to Lairg

Hen harrier nests monitored closely during maintenance work on rail line from Rogart to Lairg

Hen harrier nests monitored closely during maintenance work on rail line from Rogart to Lairg

09 October 2021

Special working practices were then put in place to minimise disruption for the birds.


PICTURES: Brora pupils' two-year wait for adventure trip was worth it

PICTURES: Brora pupils' two-year wait for adventure trip was worth it

PICTURES: Brora pupils' two-year wait for adventure trip was worth it

05 October 2021

The group of Brora P6s and P7s were the first school party to stay at Craggan Outdoors since June 2019.


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