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Rangers Report

Rangers Report In this blog the Ollie, our Head Ranger, gives us a short rundown of just some of the key activities the Rothiemurchus Ranger team was involved in 2023. Keep your eyes peeled on our social media and the blog to find out more about our Rangers and the important job they do here… Read more »

High Fire Risk at Rothiemurchus - No Fires

High Fire Risk Across Rothiemurchus and the Cairngorms National Park

High Fire Risk Across Rothiemurchus and the Cairngorms National Park We need your help! High Fire Risk Rothiemurchus and the whole of the Cairngorms National Park are facing an extremely high fire risk due to a prolonged spell of dry weather. The consequences of a wildfire can be devastating, endangering wildlife, destroying habitats, homes, businesses,… Read more »

Rothiemurchus Estate, Gleann Eanaich peatland restoration project

Rothiemurchus Estate, Gleann Eanaich peatland restoration project July 2022 WHAT? A small part of a degraded peatland area to the east of Loch Eanaich in Gleann Eanaich is undergoing restoration work, funded by a grant from Peatland ACTION and Rothiemurchus.  Low ground-pressure diggers will rework the turf and peat to cover over bare peat and… Read more »

Shona Rothiemurchus Ranger

Meet our newest Ranger recruit, Shona

  Meet our newest Ranger recruit, Shona Our newest Ranger recruit, Shona Keith, has been working in visitor roles at Rothiemurchus for almost eight years, and is currently studying a Countryside and Environment diploma, supported by Lantras Scotland’s Women in the Rural Economy Training Fund. Shona works three days per week within the Farm Shop,… Read more »

Ollie Mackay, Head Ranger Rothiemurchus

Meet our Head Ranger, Ollie

Meet our Head Ranger, Ollie Mackay If you’ve visited us in the last few months, you may recognise our new Head Ranger, Ollie Mackay, who took over the role in June. In 2019 Ollie was on student placement here from Harper Adams University in Shropshire where he was completing a countryside and environmental management degree…. Read more »

Rothiemurchus Scots Pine Christmas Tree, near Aviemore

Rothiemurchus Scots Pine Christmas Trees

Rothiemurchus Christmas Trees – an environmentally friendly alternative to farmed Christmas trees Rothiemurchus is the custodian of one of the finest remnants of the Caledonian forest.  This natural woodland dominated by majestic Scots Pine is managed sustainably for nature conservation, recreation, woodland grazing and timber production as described in our forest plan.  Some areas have… Read more »