Still in Scotland

Hi all, we are still alive and well in Scotland. I have had trouble finding a good computer to use with the Blog. As I said in my last entry that was full of typos, this is a wonderful country. The Highlands are spectacular, they have been deforested. After large landholders ran small farmers off the land during the Enclosures, forests grew… these were cut by the British during WW1. There are many efforts to reforest the country, and to restore wild habitats. We visited an osprey center the other day… osprey were nearly extinct here, but have returned. We also saw a great dunes preserve today. Time is running out, I hope to add more soon.


About pelicanguy6

I'm an environmental educator and writer currently based in Oakland, California. I plan to include a hiking/nature journal on this blog, along with articles on environmental education, travel articles, poetry, and spontaneous thoughts. I am a passionate hiker and camper and a world traveler. I really enjoy cooking vegetarian feasts, and specialize in veggie German meals for Oktoberfest.
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