Monthly Archives: November 2013

Joint Venture with Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute

WRi has entered into a Joint Venture Agreement with the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute, Misoula funded by the US Forest Service on the project “Traditional phenological knowledge: Mapping support for case study descriptions of cultural resilience in fire-adapted ecosystems”. The project will last 12 months from June 2013 to June 2104 with $71,000 allocated […]

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Consultation on core wild land areas in Scotland

SNH has published today a consultation paper on its Core areas of wild land map.  This follows on from the Scottish Government’s consultations earlier this year on the National Planning Framework 3 and Scottish Planning Policy. The consultation runs for 7 weeks and closes on Friday 20 December.  Click here to view the consultation paper. […]

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Visual influence increases again in Scotland

The area without visual intrusion from obvious built human structures in Scotland has reduced again according to new data published by Scottish Natural Heritage. Most of the new impacts are attributable to wind energy developments. For more information see here.

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Reporting the European Wilderness register and indicator

The draft European Wilderness Register and spatial indicator have been reported in various magazines after it’s launch at WILD10. The work by Alterra (University of Wageningen), WRi and PAN Parks has been report in Geoconnexion (a GIS trade magazine) and Consumer Magazine (Spain). An article by Dr Carver is also due out shortly in the Geographical Association […]

Posted in News | Leave a comment