The Courier is embarking on an exploration of Scotland’s greatest waterway, the River Tay, and we’re inviting you to hop aboard.
A pond, but no ordinary one, for this little shimmering oasis deep within thick willow and alder carr near Dunkeld has been created by beavers.
Tayside beavers are helping to ease a biodiversity crisis that is threatening species across the country, scientists have claimed.
Nature bosses are to look at beaver management in a bid to tackle flooding problems which the controversial animals have been blamed for at an Angus beauty spot.
Scores of beavers will be humanely removed from riverbanks across Tayside under new species protection laws.
Madam, – A large number of Perthshire folk are appalled the present administration intends to reduce the Kirkin’ of the Council which dates back hundreds of years, to a once-in-five-years event.
On May 1, the Eurasian beaver population in Scotland will receive protection under Scots law as a European protected species.
It has been 30 years since I relinquished my last staff job as a newspaper journalist, looked over the cliff edge and jumped; 30 years of keeping nature’s company and trying to write down what I find there.
Madam, – I have been following Prime Minister Theresa May’s chaotic attempt at trying to broker a deal to leave the EU which is acceptable to Parliament.
The Environment Secretary ridiculed a plan to send “kill squads” to deal with Tay beavers before MSPs backed her controversial reform to give them protected status.