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The Candles of Dunkeld

Longevity is the iron lung of a woodland tree – life support for an ageing population.

The woodlands of Dunkeld are among the most beautiful in the world.

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Before/after photos: 2014 awards and new 2015 competition

Thank you to everybody who submitted their wonderful photos, and to all who viewed and voted in last year’s repeat photo competition.

When I announced the competition… 1,253 more words


Bringing back the dead with old ecology photos

Take a close look at the coppicing trees in the old photo above. Notice anything unusual?

Perhaps it looks like any other stand of burnt mallee? 903 more words


Chaucer the forester

My article, “Chaucer the Forester: The Friar’s Tale, Forest History, and Officialdom,” appears in the Chaucer Review. This article argues that the Anglo-Norman forest bureaucracy provides a point of contact between Chaucer’s life and the social satire of the  522 more words