Fears over tree felling threat to wildcats in Clashindarroch Forest – BBC News Online

A wildcat group is concerned about the impact of tree felling on the population of the animals in Clashindarroch Forest in Aberdeenshire. Wildcat Haven, which has footage of a large cat in the forest, claims the Forestry Commission is carrying out “extensive commercial exploitation”. It also fears plans for two large wind farms will threaten
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Wildcat conservation group launches campaign to protect Clashindarroch Forest – Press and Journal

  By Kieran Beattie On a misty spring evening, two men dedicated to protecting one of Scotland’s most enigmatic creatures survey their surroundings. There is pristine woodland to their backs,and a vast moor of recently-felled forest in front of them. They point to one particular stump, where just months previously, a special low-light trail camera
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Sanquhar II Community Wind Farm – Scoping

Case Type:  Scoping Project Type:  Wind Farm (Generating station increase of >200 <500 MW Capacity) Project Name:  Sanquhar II Community Wind Farm Status:  Pre Application ECU Reference:  ECU00000600 Applicant:  Martin Williams Community Windpower Ltd Godscroft Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 6XU 01928 734544 martin@communitywindpower.co.uk Application Description:  58 wind Turbines of 7 mw Application Received Date:  01
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Inquiry into the Enforcement Notice Appeal issued by East Ayrshire Council against Sneddon Law Windfarm

The Inquiry into the Enforcement Notice Appeal issued by East Ayrshire Council against Sneddon Law Windfarm will resume tomorrow starting at 9am in the Fenwick Hotel.  Dr Rachel Connor will be the first of the third party objectors to give evidence and be cross examined.  For those who can’t attend, proceedings will be broadcast live
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Renewables specialist invests £114m in giant Lanarkshire wind farm – Herald

MARK WILLIAMSON RENEWABLE energy specialist Greencoat UK wind is set to increase its investment in the giant Clyde development in South Lanarkshire by more than £100 million. The investment business has said it intends to exercise its option to increase its holding in the Clyde wind farm to 28.2 per cent from 19.8% for an
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