Clifton Bain on Ancient Pinewoods of Scotland

Sun 16 June 2013

4.00 pm — 4.45 pm
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (find us)
Patrick Geddes Room, upstairs in the John Hope Gateway
Free but please book your place at EventBrite - see details below

Clifton Bain lives in Edinburgh and has over 25 years' experience working in nature conservation. He has visited all the main ancient pinewood remnants and has written a new book explaining their history, conservation management and how to reach them. A journey to the pinewoods offers a natural spectacle alongside a rich cultural heritage with visible traces of the people who have lived and worked there over the centuries.

This talk will provide a vivid and striking introduction to the ancient pinewood sites and will explain how their fate has turned from near extinction to a conservation success story.

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