June 24

The remains of part of the Caledonian forest are revealing where a burn cuts through the peat. The trees are potentially 4,000 years old, a victim of the climate becoming wetter and the environment changing to become dominated by bog and probably finished off by the arrival of small communities using the trees for building and firewood. This example is near the last standing tree on the top of Rannoch Moor which was toppled by the storms around 2013.

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