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Wolf Brother’s Wildwoods: the raven camp (poster)

Created by OWL Scotland | Published 09.29.15

Annotated poster to support Wolf Brother’s Wildwoods resource, showing the Mesolithic camp of the Raven Clan.

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Our Scots Pine: Poster

Created by OWL Scotland | Published 09.24.15

A beautiful poster of Scotland's national tree "Our Scots Pine", illustrated with a selection of the flora and fauna associated with the tree, as well as uses.

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Recumbent Stone Circles

Created by OWL Scotland | Published 06.15.15

Recumbent Stone Circles: a learning resource for teachers of Curriculum for Excellence Level 2. This resource aims to help teachers and youth group leaders explore the recumbent stone circles of Aberdeenshire.

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The Picts

Created by OWL Scotland | Published 06.15.15

The Picts: a learning resource for teachers of Curriculum for Excellence Level 2. The Picts are one of Scotland's greatest mysteries: an apparently vanished nation, chronicled by others but not by themselves. The Picts speak to us only through their inspiring creativity- their marvellous carved stones, their monumental hill forts and their beautiful jewellery. This resource aims to provide an introduction to a topic rich in imagination, creativity and enquiry.

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Trees and the Scottish Enlightenment

Created by Calum Mackintosh | Published 12.09.13

This resource, Trees and the Scottish Enlightenment is an outline of the story of the Enlightenment and the beginnings of modern forestry and is intended as a brief introduction to a complex subject, which is complemented by the more detailed stories told in Trees, People and the Country Estate.  Links to this resource are given through this text and are highlighted in yellow with page numbers. 

Scotland is the home of modern Forestry.   Forests here are managed now very differently to how woodlands were managed in the past.  This resource tells the story of how Scottish forestry developed during a particular historical time period, known as the Enlightenment and in a particular sort of place, the Scottish Country Estate. 

 

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