Author Archives: Russell


On Monday this week Biddy Simpson from Archaeology Scotland came to pay us a visit to discuss the archaeological sites in Stronafian Forest, and in Glendaruel in general.  It’s clear people have lived in the glen for 1,000’s and 1,000’s … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods

On Wednesday this week I donned my rain jacket, took my GPS in hand and intrepidly set off into Stronafian Forest to look for paths and tracks that lead through the woods.  I started off from the car park on … Continue reading

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An Exploding Star!

Astronomers have spotted a supernova (an exploding star) in a galaxy a mere 21 million light years away and that should be close enough to see from Earth using a pair of binoculars or small telescope.  A white dwarf star … Continue reading

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Proposed Land Use Areas

 The board met on Monday 22nd August to populate a map of Stronafian with initial proposals for where certain activities could be located in the forest.  This will be passed onto our forest consultant for his comments. You can … Continue reading

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