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26/06/17
Flow Country exhibition launched in Edinburgh

Royal Botanic Garden is the first venue for an important exhibition which will tour across the United Kingdom.

 

19/06/17
Going to The Royal Highland Show at Ingliston, Edinburgh this weekend (22-25th June) or the Scone Game Fair in Perth (30th June- 2nd July)?

Well, if you’re a landowner in Scotland with an area of peatland, such as a blanket bog or lowland raised bog, then funding is available to restore these extremely important habitats.

 

19/06/17
Crossing the Moss: The Story of a Solway Moss and the Solway Junction Railway

In the late 1860s, a railway – the Solway Junction Railway (SJR) – was constructed across the ‘Moss’ of Bowness Common. Where it met the Solway Firth, it soared above the waves to Annan on the Scottish side, across the Solway Viaduct – a structure that was “light and elegant, and in the full tide [had] the semblance of a piece of enchanted workmanship resting on the bosom of the racing waters”.

 

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