Selected Articles

Here are some selected articles. You can find read all articles published in Wild Land News on our website and download PDFs of each magazine.

How wildness is lost - 250 years of encroachment into the Scottish hills

James Fenton charts, in rough chronological order, the main changes to the Highland landscape over the centuries. This article appeared in WLN 94 (January 2019). You can view the article here.

Land Value Taxation - the essential reform

John Digney argues for an overhaul of taxation to reflect fundamental important of land to society as a whole. You can view the article here.

Raptor persecution: 'a national disgrace'

Bob McMillan, former Assistant Chief Constable of Taydside Police and 'lead officer' on wildlife crime in Scotland argues that more needs to be done to tackle widespread persecution of Scotland's birds of prey. You can view the article here.

The Tay Beavers

Louise Ramsay of the Scottish Wild Beaver Group provides an update on the population of wild beavers living on the Tay. You can view the article here.

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